Canton High is among the 123 schools nationwide have been selected as 2014 GRAMMY® Signature Schools semifinalists, according to a release by The GRAMMY Foundation®
The school is the only in the state to reach the semi-finals this year and it is the fifth time it has been selected as a semi-finalist.
"Awards such as these are a reflection of a concerted effort by the
parents, educators, and administrators in the Canton Schools to support
the musical achievements of our children," said Canton Schools music department chair Tom Scavone. "We are fortunate to possess an
extraordinary level of support from our Board of Education and community
to allow us to pursue various national recognitions and honors."
Created in 1998, the GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top
U.S. public high schools that are making an outstanding commitment to music
education during an academic school year.
In mid-March 2014, the GRAMMY Foundation will announce
the finalists for the GRAMMY Signature Schools program. These schools will
receive a custom award and a monetary grant ranging from $1,000 up to $15,000
to benefit their music program.