Seven Inducted into National Technical Honor Society at SGTC

Published 8:12 am Wednesday, October 12, 2022

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Americus, GA – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently inducted seven new members into the college’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) in recognition of the students’ outstanding academic achievement. The ceremony was held in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus.

SGTC NTHS inductees (l-r) Kristy Tyus, Dixie Rouse, Kelli Rees, Pamela Jordan, Roderick Douglas, Darius Collier, and Tredarrian Colbert.

The students honored with induction into the NTHS were: Tredarrian Colbert of Americus, Barbering; Darius Collier of Montezuma, Aircraft Structural Technology; Roderick Douglas of Americus, Computer Support Specialist; Pamela Jordan of Vienna, Cosmetology; Kelli Rees of Ellaville, Precision Machining and Manufacturing; Dixie Rouse of Cobb, Electronics Technology; and Kristy Tyus of Ellaville, Medical Assisting.

In presenting the inductees, SGTC mathematics instructor Chester Taylor listed the seven attributes all members of the NTHS share in common: responsibility, scholarship, skill, honesty, citizenship, leadership, and service.

During the ceremony, SGTC Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Josh Curtin lit a purple candle to represent each of the seven attributes, and a white candle to represent the guiding light of knowledge.

After the lighting of the candles, Taylor presented to each honoree a certificate commemorating their inductions. The new members of the honor society then recited the NTHS pledge to maintain high standards of conduct and strive for excellence with honor and integrity in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.

The National Technical Honor Society honors the achievements of students within workforce education, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive workforce.

South Georgia Technical College offers opportunities for excellence in over 200 degree, diploma, and technical certificate of credit programs. Learn more about all the programs SGTC offers and apply for admission at