Great Neck students inducted into national honor society

Four Great Neck UFSD students attending Nassau BOCES Barry Tech were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), earning membership in the distinguished organization through superior academic achievement, dedicated community service and the enthusiastic endorsement of their teachers.  

The 2019 NTHS inductees are: Shane Modlin, who is studying Police Science and Criminal Justice at Barry Tech; Marc Lam, who is studying Automotive Technology; Queen-Leopista Itangare, who is studying Fashion Design Technology; and Cosmetology student Tonya Orangian. 

“Nassau BOCES is extremely proud of our NTHS scholars,” said Carla Theodorou, executive director of the department of regional schools and instructional programs. “Barry Tech students have the advanced technical knowledge, integrity and maturity that will give them an advantage in new and emerging industries. Our students represent the best of what our region will need to support the growing tech industries on Long Island.”

Membership in the NTHS is the nation’s highest honor for excellence in career and technical education. These students have consistently distinguished themselves by exemplifying exceptional qualities, such as honesty, leadership, responsibility and good character. They are the embodiment of the NTHS vision, “success favors the prepared mind.”

The NTHS is recognized by business, industry and education as the standard for student achievement and leadership in career and technical education. Membership in the NTHS helps students find success in today’s highly competitive workplace by encouraging scholastic achievement and cultivating a desire for excellence.

Members are awarded personalized letters of recommendation for employment, college admission and scholarships, and have their diplomas and training certificates stamped with the official NTHS seal.

Submitted by Nassau BOCES.

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