National Technical Honor Society
A leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.
NTHS Members should be good, honest, responsible, student-citizens who have made a personal commitment to excellence and who agree to uphold the NTHS Standards of Conduct:
As a member of the National Technical Honor Society, I pledge to:
· Maintain the highest standard of personal and professional conduct at all times.
· Strive for excellence in all aspects of my education and employment.
· Refuse to engage in or condone activities for personal gain at the expense of my fellow students, my school, or my employer.
· Uphold my obligations as a citizen of my community and country.
Student NTHS Candidates:
Membership Standards and Selection Criteria:
· NTHS candidates at WLHS must have a minimum overall or weighted GPA of 3.0.
· Technical courses must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
· One or more faculty and/or staff recommendations.
· Administrative approval
· Enrollment in an HCPSS Career Academy is encouraged.
NTHS membership expectations:
· Attend meetings
· Participate in NTHS activities that lead the way in technical excellence.
o Examples may include: creating a website to promote technical knowledge, provide workshops on technical topics, design websites for members of our community, and community service to others in need.
· Emulate the 25 rules of Considerate Conduct in your daily interactions in our community:
The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct
1. Pay attention
2. Acknowledge others
3. Think the best
5. Be inclusive
6. Speak kindly
7. Don’t speak ill
8. Accept and give praise
9. Respect even a subtle “no”
10. Respect others’ opinions
11. Mind your body
12. Be agreeable
13. Keep it down (and rediscover silence)
14. Respect other people’s time
15. Respect other people’s space
16. Apologize earnestly and thoughtfully
17. Assert yourself
18. Avoid personal questions
19. Care for your guests
20. Be a considerate guest
21. Think twice before asking for favors
22. Refrain from idle complaints
23. Give constructive criticism
24. Respect the environment and be gentle to animals
25. Don’t shift responsibility and blame
From Choosing Civility. Copyright © 2002 P. M. Forni. (St. Martin’s Press, 2002)