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Career and Technical Student Organizations

Career and Technical Student Organizations
Students enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses are encouraged to join and participate in related Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). Career and Technical Student Organizations are an integral part of the Career and Technical Education program in Huntsville ISD.
These organizations provide an opportunity for students to participate in a variety of activities including: community service projects; local, state, and national competitions; and enhanced instructional programs while in class. Through these youth leadership organizations, students have the opportunity to develop leadership and communication skills.
CTSO's at Huntsville High:
SkillsUSA - for students interested in bio-related technology, cosmetology, communications, computer applications, manufacturing, energy, power, and transportation.
Sponsors: Vanessa Tindall and Joe Whitehead
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) - for students interested in Health Science Technology.
Sponsors: Charlotte Neal
Business Professionals of America (BPA) - for students interested in communications, business, marketing, and finance.
Sponsors: Denise Carpenter and Shelly Riddler
Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) - is a co-curricular statewide student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession.
Sponsors: Linda Bone
Future Farmers of America (FFA) - is a co-curricular a national and statewide student organization created to foster experience in students in the areas of farming, agriculture, livestock, horticulture, agricultural mechanics, and leadership.
Sponsors: Amanda Hoke, Jeff Sockwell, Kenneth Goines, Misty Richter-Kyle, Nicholle Tieken
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) - is a national organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Science Education.
Sponsors: Paige Loft, Linda Bone, Amanda Cason
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) - is an honor society for outstanding career and technical education students of workforce vocational educational education institutions in the United States.
Sponsors: Denise Carpenter
To get your student involved in one or more of the CTSOs, feel free to contact the sponsors.