On September 28, 2015, the Branch Area Careers Center inducted 27 new members to the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The NTHS is a non-profit, educational organization, founded in 1984 to reward excellence in technical and career education. Only those students who are recommended by the faculty and exhibit the qualities of skilled workmanship, honesty, responsibility, leadership, citizenship, and scholastic achievement are selected for membership.
The candle lighting ceremony incorporated the seven attributes of membership. These attributes are exemplified by the following students who were selected by the BACC as the newest inductees. This list includes their home school and BACC program.
|First Name||Last Name||Program||High School|
|Mindy||Young||Computer & Networking Technologies||Coldwater|
|Cailyn||Hines||Environmental & Agricultural Science||Quincy|
|Loren||King||Environmental & Agricultural Science||Homeschool|
|Renee||Souva||Environmental & Agricultural Science||Bronson|
|Noah||Winans||Environmental & Agricultural Science||Quincy|
|Natalie||Avra||Environmental & Agricultural Science||Quincy|
|Tyler||Dieterle||Electrical & Automation Technology||Reading|
|Christopher||Frame, Jr.||Electrical & Automation Technology||Colon|
|Kyle||Myers||Electrical & Automation Technology||Reading|
|Nicholas||Pierucki||Electrical & Automation Technology||Coldwater|
|Mason||Whitney||Electrical & Automation Technology||Quincy|
Students are required to have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA at their home school, as well as have no more than 5 tardies or absences per semester. Also, students are required to have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA at the BACC, as well as have no more than 5 tardies or absences per semester. These students were nominated by their BACC teachers in May of 2015 and must be members of their respective youth clubs.