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April 2013 News Releases

Washburn Tech Students to Be Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Photo Opp:  Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 p.m., Washburn Tech Conference Center

Washburn Tech will induct nearly 60 students into the National Technical Honor Society for the 2013 academic year at a special ceremony on Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Washburn Tech Conference Center.

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) recognizes career and technical students who display outstanding academic achievement, meet high attendance standards, participate in service to the community, demonstrate leadership, and exhibit good citizenship.  To qualify at Washburn Tech for NTHS membership, students must have earned all A’s and B’s as grades, have at least 95 percent attendance, demonstrated leadership and community involvement, and be in the last semester of their technical program.  

 Washburn Tech offers 25 technical programs, most of which are about 48 credits in length, in one of five divisions – Construction, Health Care, Transportation, Human Services, and Technology.  In addition, short-term continuing education and custom courses are offered.  Washburn Tech, which serves post-secondary and high school students, has one of the highest graduation rates of any public technical institution in Kansas, 83 percent.  To inquire about technical programs or future courses please contact Washburn Tech at 785.273.7140 or visit our website,

Contacts: Jonathan Wimer, Washburn Tech, Coord. of Continuing Ed & Marketing, 785.228.6390

Diane Stumpf, Medical Office Specialist Instructor, Washburn Tech, 785.273.7140 ext. 0