Posted Date: 06/01/2023
Emma Birch and Emma Thompson were recently awarded $1000 scholarships from the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). They were chosen as one of 250 outstanding NTHS members to receive the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship based on their ability to consistently exemplify the 7 attributes of NTHS – Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, Citizenship, and Leadership.
Birch, a two-year member of NTHS, is a 2023 graduate of Noble High School and MATC's Horticulture program. She has been a member of SkillsUSA for two years, won first place in the Customer Service contest at the State Leadership and Skills Conference, and will now be competing in the Customer Service contest at the National Leadership and Skills Conference this summer in Atlanta, Georgia.
Thompson is also a two-year member of NTHS and a graduate of both Noble High School and MATC's Cosmetology program. She has been a member of SkillsUSA for two years and participated on the SkillsUSA Opening & Closing Ceremony team at the SkillsUSA SW District Leadership Contest. Thompson has also taken both her Written and Practical State Board Tests for her Cosmetology License.
Since 1984, NTHS has been the honor society for Career and Technical Education (CTE), serving high schools, career centers, community & technical colleges, and universities. Recognizing more than 50,000 new members annually, NTHS exists to advocate for and empower all students to pursue the technical and academic skills needed to build their careers and a skilled global workforce.