Student Competitions & Scholarships

National Technical Honor Society

The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a million members since its inception in 1984. Awarding over $1.7 million in scholarships to date, NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce.

WV High School Business Plan Competition

The WV High School Business Plan Competition allows students to compete for a unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of WVU’s John Chambers College of Business & Economics, Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, WV Secondary Education, and seasoned business professionals! The future of our state is at hand, and we are working to involve young minds to share their creative and innovative ideas with investors and higher education. The competition is open to ALL High School Students in grades 9 -12 across ANY discipline. We encourage all students with a product or business idea to enter.

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High School Business Plan Competition

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Albert Yanni Scholarship

The Albert Yanni Scholarship provides high quality career technical education (CTE) students an opportunity to pursue advanced education and/or training related to their career aspirations.

U.S. Presidential Scholarship

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.


West Virginia EDGE initiative provides a forum for the secondary and postsecondary levels to re-define, align, and strengthen program offerings through seamless curricula. The West Virginia definition of a seamless curriculum is a continuum of competencies that provides the transition from one education level to another without unnecessary duplication. Student progression is based on the mastery of competencies to established standards.

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