GEHS students initiated into National Technical Honor Society


On March 22, 2016, Gardner Edgerton High School initiated 24 students into the newly chartered chapter of National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). NTHS has a mission to “honor student achievement and leadership in career and technical education, promote educational excellence, award scholarships, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership. 

The 24 students represent eight of the Career and Technical Education Pathways.  Gardner Edgerton High School teachers Lindsey Ross and Shelley Valvero sponsor the program and recognized the students who completed the following pathways.  

Visual Arts/Interior Design 

  • Brooke Boyer 
  • Ashley Gilges 
  • Kelli Porter 
  • Lisa Thepsouphanh

Family & Community

  • Raegan Barrows
  • Madyson Mueller
  • Shae VanDeBergh

Marketing Management 

  • Josh Sola

AV Communications 

  • Sydney Borstelman 
  • Brooke Boyer 
  • Nicole Johnson
  • Nikayla Kussatz 
  • Daniel Beyer
  • Samantha Boring
  • Shyanne McGown 

Teacher Training 

  • Hope Bruno
  • Cyan Gaeta
  • Lindsey Plank
  • Juliet Ramsdell
  • Miranda Tenove


  • James Edwards 

Mobile Equipment Maintenance 

  • Moises Suarez

Web & Digital Communications 

  • Chase Johnson 
  • Jesse Molenda 
  • Lauren Stephenson

Each student met the following requirements to be initiated:

  • Overall cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.0
  • Career and Technical Education Concentrator with CTE Grade Point Average of at least 3.25 (taken at time of application)
  • Less than 10 absences for the school year
  • No disciplinary suspensions
  • Ability to follow instructions/Work well with others
  • Dependable/Responsible/Honest/Good Attitude/Good Leadership Skills
  • Involved with extra-curricular activities and/or employed
  • CTE Teacher Recommendation

The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 80,000 active members in 2015 and nearly three quarters of a million since its inception in 1984. Over $225,000 in scholarships is awarded annually to its members. NTHS honors the achievements of top Career and Technical Education students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. For over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.