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Lawrence nursing student makes National Honor Technical Society


Iris Guevara-Interiano, a Lawrence student studying nurse assisting at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society because of superior scholastic achievement, dedicated community service and the enthusiastic endorsement of her teachers, BOCES officials said.

Membership in the NTHS is considered the nation’s highest honor for excellence in career and technical education. The students have consistently distinguished themselves by exemplifying exceptional qualities, such as honesty, leadership, responsibility and good character. They are thought as of the embodiment of the NTHS vision, “success favors the prepared mind.”

“We’re extremely proud of our NTHS scholars, especially their unwavering commitment to academic excellence in these challenging times,” Dr. Carla Theodorou, executive director, Nassau BOCES Department of Regional Schools and Instructional Programs, said in a statement. “Barry Tech students have the advanced technical knowledge, integrity and maturity that will give them an advantage in new and emerging industries.”

The technical honor society is recognized by business, industry and education as the standard for student achievement and leadership in career and technical education. Membership helps students find success in today’s highly competitive workplace by encouraging scholastic achievement and cultivating a desire for excellence.

Members are awarded personalized letters of recommendation for employment, college admission and scholarships, and have their diplomas and training certificates stamped with the official NTHS seal.

Barry Tech is a career and technical education high school that offers more than 40 hands-on courses designed to help students develop the skills they need to get a step ahead in their chosen career fields.

Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art facility simulating real-world work environments that meet current industry standards.  Faculty are professionals in their fields who share their experience and expertise. To learn more, go to www.nassauboces.org.