National Technical Honor Society (NTHS):
Students inducted into the NTHS:
Two Year Member
Automotive Service Technology and Technology Support Specialist
student Vanessa Tafoya received her two-year membership pin
John “Jason” Shetrone
NTHS is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.
Thousands of schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and its territories have a chapter of the honor society on their campus. These member schools agree that NTHS encourages higher scholastic achievement, cultivates a desire for personal excellence, and helps top students find success in today's highly competitive workplace.
WTC Advisor: Betsy Beraquit (352) 726-2430 ext. 4325
National Technical Honor Society Induction ceremony on May 17th, 2017
Preparing for Leadership in the World of Work
What is SkillsUSA?
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force.
SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
Students competed the week of April 24, 2017 in Lakeland, FL at the Florida SkillsUSA state conference. Members of the team and their competition division were: Connor Garvey (Automotive Collision and Repair, post-secondary), Tori Brock (Job Skills Demonstration), Kirsten Gullo (Network Systems Administration, post-secondary), Leslie Garrison (Customer Service, post-secondary), Makayla Mobley (Cosmetology, post-secondary), Vanessa Tafoya (Automotive Service Technology, post-secondary), and Rodney Alexander, (Job Skills Demonstration, post-secondary).
After placing first in both regional and State competition, Massage Therapy program graduate Tori Brock journeyed to Louisville, KY to compete in the Job Skills Demonstration event at the national conference. She placed 4th in her event and earned a Skill Point Certificate for meeting a predetermined score threshold as determined by industry.
WTC is proud of our competitors and grateful for their hard work and dedication to their chosen fields.
Who is part of SkillsUSA?
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
SkillsUSA serves more than 313,000 students and instructors annually and answers the call of American industry by helping to produce better-prepared employees for the technical work force. The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. More than 16,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
Why should I join SkillsUSA?
Participation in SkillsUSA from membership to holding officer positions to competing in local, regional, state, and national competitions provides students with many opportunities to grow as individuals and learn marketable employability skills in today's tough job market. Leadership skills are emphasized in addition to the pursuit of excellence in one's chosen trade.
How do I join?
Contact Student Services for more information about SkillsUSA at (352) 726-2430 ext. 4322