The National Technical Honor Society is an honor society for outstanding career and technical students of workforce vocational education institutions in the United States. NTHS began in 1984 as the National Vocational-Technical Honor Society at H.B. Swofford Career Center, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
The goals of the National Technical Honor Society include:

-Rewarding excellence in workforce education
-Developing self-esteem, pride
-Encouraging students to reach higher levels of achievement
-Promoting strong values-honesty, responsibility, initiative, teamwork, leadership, citizenship, scholarship
-Helping schools build effective business partnerships
-Building a strong positive image for workforce education in America