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JM Broadcasting Student Honored with NTHS Scholarship

From left: JM Broadcasting teacher Carly McElhaney, Patience Whipkey and NTHS Advisor Susie Cubick.

John Marshall High School student Patience Whipkey was recently awarded a $1000 scholarship from the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).

Patience is a junior in the Broadcasting department. She was one of 225 outstanding NTHS members to receive the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship.

The Jon H. Poteat Scholarship, named in honor and memory of the co-founder of the Society, is awarded annually to NTHS members who consistently exemplify the seven character attributes of NTHS – Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, Citizenship and Leadership.

NTHS is the leader in recognizing student achievement in career and technical education.  More than 4,350 schools and colleges are affiliated with the Society.  Since its founding in 1984, it has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarships to remarkable CTE students nationwide.  You can visit nths.org for more information.

NTHS works in partnership with national student leadership organizations to promote educational excellence and award scholarships to career and technical education students.  These include Business Professionals of America (BPA), Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA/DEX), Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA/PBL), Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA), and SkillsUSA.