NTHS Member at AIMS Education Wins National Scholarship
Piscataway, NJ, June 15, 2020. Christiana Nigowski, a current surgical technologist student and member of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at AIMS Education has been named one of the 2020 recipients of the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship. Christiana was chosen as one of the 250 NTHS members to receive this $1,000 scholarship, based on her ability to consistently exemplify the seven character attributes of NTHS – Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, Citizenship, and Leadership.
“Ms. Nigowksi is well deserving of this scholarship. As a frontline healthcare worker during this global pandemic, to share this news with her during these times was so rewarding for me as the school’s NTHS advisor. We can’t wait to see her incredible successes in just a few short months as she begins her new healthcare career.”
Christiana was inducted into NTHS based on their outstanding performance in their Career and Technical Education classes. She is an accomplished member of NTHS and will be part of the association of surgical technologists (AST). After graduation, she plans on pursuing her career as a certified surgical technologist.
About the National Technical Honor Society: NTHS was established in 1984 with the purpose of honoring student achievement and leadership in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Since 1984, NTHS has served over 1 million members. In 2005, the NTHS scholarship fund was launched, awarding over $2 million in scholarships since that time to enhance and enrich the career opportunities of their members. With chapters in both secondary and postsecondary schools across the country, NTHS is the national leader in providing recognition for excellence in CTE. NTHS serves over 100,000 student members annually throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories, and is based in Flat Rock, NC.
About the Jon. H. Poteat Scholarship: The Jon H. Poteat Scholarship is one of 280 scholarships NTHS offers their members every year. Named in honor and memory of their Co-Founder, this scholarship program is reserved exclusively for secondary and postsecondary NTHS members who are currently enrolled in an active chapter. These scholarships are awarded annually to members who consistently exemplify the seven character attributes of NTHS – Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, Citizenship, and Leadership.