Outstanding Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from the six high schools in District 214 will be inducted into the National Technology Honor Society (NTHS) on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in a ceremony held at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights.
The mission of NTHS, since its establishment in 1986, is to honor student achievement and leadership in CTE, promote academic excellence, and enhance career opportunities for its members. Over 2,500 schools and colleges throughout the United States maintain NTHS chapters.
Criteria for membership in NTHS includes the following:
- Grade point average of 4.5 or better in CTE coursework
- Overall GPA of 4.0 or better
- Good attendance
- Post secondary plans in a related field
- Participation in CTE student organizations (DECA--Distributive Education Clubs of America, FCCLA-- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc., FTA—Future Teachers of America, Robotics, Auto Club, etc.)
- Exemplary personal and professional conduct, exceptional character, and good citizenship
The following District 214 students are 2013 inductees in the NTHS:
Buffalo Grove High School
Business: Nicholas Carpinelli, William Chandler, Joshua Guertler, Liora Meerson, Daniel Melnikov, Jonathan Neimann, and Samantha Weber. Family Consumer Science: Jacob Katz-berger, Carissa Mosilliami, and Samantha Pilli . Technology: Alexandra Anderson, William Hieberer, Adam Hintzman, Nisa Khan, Payal Kumar, Jason Okubo, Katherine Schumacher, Joseph Schwartz, Jason Stein, and Sang (John) Ser.
Elk Grove High School
Business: Dylan Edwards, Matthew Gostkowski, Alexander Nicoara, Michael Padilla, and Misheel Tserenbat. Family Consumer Science: Cecilia Alvarez-Dieguez, Brianna DeSilvia, Kellie Franke, Megan Johnson, Kendall Lydon, Kayla Niekrasz, Adriana Soliz, and Amy Walitschek. Technology: Michael Arnold, Farhood Baiti, Anthony DeBell, Kenji Fukuda, Landon Hertzberg, Matthew Katzenmayer, Milton Moscoso, Daniel Moskal, and John Tran.
John Hersey High School
Business: Annamarie Cannata, Gina Fasolo, Jennifer Hahn, David Jackowski, Matt Korff, and Michael Sauer. Family Consumer Science: Rachel Fang, Elizabeth Lynch, Bianca Norris, and Casey Weyhrich. Technology: Farid Aliyev, Franklin Barker, Joseph Bayer, Ryan Engelking, Jordan Graves, Brian O’Driscoll, Gene Pavlenko, Daniel Rozenberg, and Ryan Smigel.
Prospect High School
Business: Robert Caldrone, Melissa Garofalo, John Gemkow, and Michael Mannix. Family Consumer Science: Caroline Erickson, Emma Heisler, Deisy Medrano Carreon, Dominika Opoka, and Brooke Wils. Technology: David Dattilo, Joseph DeRicco, Brian Keyser, Michael Lipinski, Ryan Maloney, Michael Rasmussen, Neil Sheth, John Sullivan, Francis Walter, Eric Wood, and Alexandra Zach. .
Rolling Meadows High School
Business: Daniel Behles, James Grier IV, Thomas Klatt, James Kolb, Rachel Mickey, Kevin Patel, Michael Planica, and Jacob Warkenthien. Family Consumer Science: Sara Brunlieb, Anna Newman, Taylor Swichtenberg, and Hannah Whidden. Technology: Claire Baum, Ashwin Galla, Jackie Guerra, Madeline Hume, Jacqueline Rohde, Zachary Schultz, Joshua Smith, and Marek Wojcik.
Wheeling High School
Business: Jacqueline Camacho, Juan Montelongo, Joseph Dundovich, Heather Hok, Kelsey Nicpon, and Emily Walker. Family Consumer Science: Jessica Musto. Technology: Alfonso Figueroa, Harrison Genders, Hubert Maciuszek, Quin Obrien, Paul Rangel, Conrad Ratschan, Brandon Spiller, and Brandon Zaremba.