CABOCES CTE Center at Belmont Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Olean, NY – Eighteen Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from the CA BOCES CTE Center at Belmont were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in a special ceremony.


The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career & Technical Education. As the honor society for Career & Technical Education, NTHS serves over 100,000 active members annually in both secondary and postsecondary chapters across country. Since its founding in 1984, nearly 1 million students have become NTHS alumni. NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides close to $300,000 in scholarships annually, and strives to help connect education and industry to build a highly skilled workforce.

New inductees included:

Trevor Abbey – Welding and Fabrication – Genesee Valley

Emera Aquila – Criminal Justice – Genesee Valley

Daniel Baldwin – Natural Resources – Bolivar-Richburg

Logan Barber – Welding and Fabrication – Cuba-Rushford

Emily Burdick – Welding and Fabrication – Friendship

Tristan Burnell – Media Communications – Genesee Valley

Jayci Carlin – Early Childhood – Andover

Zowie Geffers – Early Childhood – Andover

Phynix Halbach – Cosmetology – Fillmore

Cassandra Kling – Carpentry – Wellsville

Jonathan Lewis – Heavy Equipment – Whitesville

Christian Lingenfelter – Project Lead the Way – Belfast

Katelyn Pensyl – Criminal Justice – Whitesville

Livia Simon – Project Lead the Way – Andover

Tahni Thorpe – Medical Assisting – Friendship

Alexander Walk-Pircio – Project Lead the Way – Cuba-Rushford

Seth Yates – Media Communications – Bolivar-Richburg

Kayden Zengerle – Natural Resources – Andover


As the regional leader in education services, CA BOCES offers state-of-the-art programs for learners of all ages and abilities as well as cost-effective shared services for 22 component school districts. CA BOCES empowers students to achieve their maximum potential by offering a wide variety of innovative programs and support that include special education, career and technical education, adult and continuing education, technology support, and instructional support services. To learn more, visit