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NTHS - How to Apply

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Dover Regional Career and Technical Center is a proud charter of The National Technical Honor Society.

The mission of the National Technical Honor Society is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.

How to apply

To be inducted into The National Technical Honor Society, students are required to meet strict criteria which includes

1.            Be a senior in their second year of a CTE program

2.            Have an overall CTE grade average or 87 (B+)  in their CTE program by the end of Quarter 2 

3.            Have a cumulative GPA (all four years of HS) of 3.0/83 or better by the end of Quarter 2  

4.            Have 10 or less unexcused absences by the end of Quarter 2

5.            Demonstrate leadership, character and citizenship

If you meet the above criteria outlined above and are interested in becoming a member of the National Technical Honor Society, please follow the steps below.

Step #1:   If you meet the criteria above, submit the on-line Student Membership Application no later than March 1st

Step #2:   Ask two of your teachers, one from Career & Technical Education and one from outside of Career & Technical Education to submit the Student Recommendation Form no later than March 15th

Step #3:  You will be contacted on or before April 1st regarding your acceptance or non-acceptance into NTHS


Member Benefits include

•NTHS Scholarship Opportunities

•Letters of Recommendation

•Membership Recognition including a certificate of achievement, official NTHS diploma seal, membership pin, membership card, graduation tassel and window decal

•Important career and professional recognition by education business and industry

•Online career center access with resume tools and job connections

•Recruitment opportunities to top US Colleges and Corporations

•Member discounts for GEICO, STEM Premier and more.

Important Links

National Technical Honor Society


National Technical Honor Society Scholarship Page



March 1st for Student Membership Forms

March 15th for Student Recommendation Forms

For additional information, contact Career Services at Dover Career & Technical Center.