Student Leadership Organizations
NTHS – National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 200,000 members and awards over $160,000 in scholarships to its members annually. NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. For over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.
NTHS strives to bring well deserved recognition, scholarship opportunities, and career opportunities to students who excel in one of the 108 career and technical educational fields as their profession. Not only do NTHS students embody all the attributes and talent which is in demand today, these students also embrace a clear vision for tomorrow’s workforce and their role in it. NTHS understands changes in industry within local communities and on a global scale.
NTHS Committee: Heather Cooper, Nancy Fish, Andrea Perkins, Carol Sutherland, Fran Horner and Christine Boles.
2014 NTHS Inductees
Rachael Bump, Daniele Card, Sierra Clute, Paige Dedrick, Emily Diamond, Raine Dibble, Ben Gallegos, Erika Green, Ryan Havington, Eric Havington, Andrea Johnson, Meghan Moore, Amanda Nichols, Jack Perkins, Hannah Schloupt, Rebekah Shea, Melissa Sprole, Kelsey Warnimont, Josie Wylie
HOSA – Future Health Professionals
The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.
2014 HOSA Inductees
Daniel Hickey Dryden High School, Treasurer Local HOSA Chapter, State Officer Parliamentarian, Grace Webster South Seneca High School, HOSA member, Fran Horner HOSA Advisor TST BOCES, Carrie Thomas Dryden High School, former HOSA President, Taylor Minster Candor High School, former HOSA Parliamentarian, Morgan Caveney Candor High School, HOSA member, Alexis Whittaker Cauthen Candor High School, HOSA Vice President , [also placed second in NYS for Nursing Assistant and attended National HOSA in FLA.], Tarah Slusser South Seneca High School, former HOSA Secretary. Fran Horrner Nursing Assistant/ Health Occupation Teacher TST BOCES
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
The National FFA Organization is an American youth organization, specifically a career and technical student organization, based on middle and high school classes that promote and support agricultural education. The organization was founded in 1928 as Future Farmers of America, but in 1988 the name was changed to the National FFA Organization, now commonly referred to as simply FFA, to recognize that the organization is for those with diverse interests in the food, fiber and natural resource industries, encompassing science, business and technology in addition to production agriculture.
Today FFA is one of the largest youth organization in the United States, with 579,678 members in 7,570 chapters throughout all 50 states. FFA is the largest of the career and technical student organizations in U.S. schools.