County names top tech students

CAMBRIDGE – Forty-one students in 10 programs have been inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in a ceremony held at Dorchester County Career and Technology Center shortly before the Christmas break. NTHS, the premier honor society for technical students in the nation, requires students to maintain a 3.25 grade point average in their career and technology program as well as a 3.00 GPA in their overall academic program. Those inducted include:

• Cosmetology: Katelyn Long and Madison Van Dyke.
• Culinary: Nicholas Elzey.
• Electricity: Josh Baker and Brian Jones.
• Homeland Security: Autumn Duncan, Kayla Flack, and Abigail Robinson.
• IT: Jakob Hughes.
• Medical Services: Elizabeth Davenport, Savannah Hurt, Jasmine Lofland, Leslie Martinez, Belen Ramirez-Robles, and Julisa Rodriquez.

• PLTW Biomedical: Kirsten Blades, Caitlyn Cox, Kate Dixon, Madison Edwards, Destiny Frantum, Hannah Harp, Destiny Lane, Maddison Lednum, Garrett McWilliams, Jocelyn Meyers, Madeline Thomas, and Kari Tolley.
• PLTW Pre-Engineering: Dalton Adshead, Matthew Ellis, Jonathan Knox, and Stephen Layton.
• Teacher Academy of Maryland: Madison Abbott, Jordan Lewis, Logan Price, and Emma Roop.
• Welding: Dylan Doll, Kyle Hardy, Thomas Jones, Richard Koski, Justin Lewis, and Abbi Lord.
Kermit Hines, DCTC principal and supervisor of Technology Education for Dorchester County Public Schools, said, “These students will be our future leaders in the areas of arts and media, business, consumer services, construction, agriculture, health and biosciences, human resource services, information technology, manufacturing and engineering, and transportation. These young men and women will be the business owners, managers, and workforce that will keep America thriving for the years to come.”

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