National Technical Honor Society
The local chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) was established in 1985. As a national organization, NTHS has as its purpose:
To promote the ideals of honesty, service, leadership, career development, and skilled workmanship.
To reward meritorious achievement in technical education.
To encourage and assist technical students in their pursuit of educational and career goals.
To develop a greater awareness within the American business, industry, and service communities about the talents and abilities of students engaged in technical education.
To provide technical students with a greater awareness of the world of work .
The qualifications for membership in NTHS are:
Residence: The student must have completed one full semester in attendance at Southwest Georgia Technical College and must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of course work. Student must be enrolled in Spring and Fall semesters with a minimum of 6 credit hours.
Academic: The student must have a GPA of 3.75 for the semester in which he/she is nominated and a cumulative GPA of 3.30. All program requirements must also be met for the semester in which he/she is nominated. To maintain eligibility for membership, the student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30.
Attendance: Attendance must be in accordance with Southwest Georgia Technical College’s Attendance Policy. All members must participate in club activities as required in the by laws.
Benefits of membership in the NTHS are:
- Certificate of membership.
- Membership card and membership pin.
- Seal indicating membership on diploma or completion document.
- Three (3) letters of recommendation sent upon request to any business, industry, or educational institution where you are making application.
- Excellent resume entry denoting leadership and participation in a student organization.
Every student enrolled at Southwest Georgia Technical College who meets entry requirements is eligible for membership in the NTHS. The requirements for membership must be maintained while at SWGTC. Grades, progress, and attendance will be checked after the completion of each semester.
For more information, contact one of the club advisors:
Dr. Jay Snodgrass, Lead Advisor, 229.225.3993; Maria Studebaker-Coppage, 229.225.5202; Michael Young, 229.227.3014.
Meetings are held monthly in Bldg A, room 135, noon, generally on the first Tuesday of the first full week in the month.