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Canfield High School Earns National Recognition for 8th Consecutive Year


The National Speech & Debate Association, the honor society for middle and high school speech and debate, has named its Top 100 schools in the nation for the 2017-2018 school year. Canfield High School is ranked 98 out of more than 3,500 schools nationwide!

Members earn points and degrees through the honor society, based on competitive and service-related activities, ranging from the Degree of Merit with 25 or more points to the Degree of Premier Distinction with 1,500 or more points.

Additionally, due to the incredibly high number of students involved in the speech and debate program and the degrees they have earned through competition, Canfield is ranked among to top 3% of schools nationwide and earned membership in the Association’s prestigious Societe’ de 300. This milestone is remarkable because it demonstrates outstanding commitment to teaching students essential life skills – including communication, research, listening, writing, and organization.

“These students and coaches have demonstrated outstanding participation and achievement in speech and debate activities,” stated Executive Director Scott J Wunn. “We are pleased to honor them for their hard work and dedication, and wish them continued success in the coming season.”

Recipient schools are published in Rostrum, the national magazine of high school speech and debate.

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100 Wadsworth Street | Canfield, OH 44406
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