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Record Number: 2372
Displayed from: Apr 13, 2006 , until: May 04, 2006

Anthis Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society will host its 8th Annual Induction and Recognition Ceremony for students at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 in the second floor auditorium at Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St. Sixty new members will be inducted and 40 students who were inducted last year will be recognized. The 100 students represent 18 area high schools. A reception will follow in the Barr Street Café. Career Education students were nominated by their instructors, required to have a cumulative grade point average of a B or higher, a grade point average of a B+ or higher in their Anthis Career Education program, four or fewer absences during the fall 2005 semester, membership in a VSO (Vocational Student Organization) club, community service and an additional recommendation from a second teacher or an employer. The screening committee reviewed the information and nominated the students. 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 into membership. The NTHS is an internationally recognized program with over 2,000 member high schools and colleges. It is the highest secondary education scholastic honor awarded for excellence in workforce education in America and represents the top 5 percent of students enrolled in career and technical education. This honor identifies members among the top performing students in our nation. For information, contact Tamara Searer, Area Career Counselor/Director of Anthis Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society, 467-1069.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.