The CLSD Hall of Distinction is designed to recognize Canton Local Alumni and other individuals who have distinguished themselves and have exemplified the education and moral values that are respected by their community and school system.
To be considered for this honor, nominees must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by the Canton Local Schools Hall of Distinction Committee. Those selected into the Hall of Distinction will be memorialized with a permanent likeness and inscriptions at Canton South High School. Those receiving recognition are strongly encouraged to attend all recognition events.
A. Nominations and supporting material must be in writing to the CLSD Hall of Distinction Committee.
- Application packets are available at Canton Local Administration Building and online at cantonlocal.org.
- If you are unable to pick up a packet or access online, call 330-484-8019 and one will be mailed to you.
B. To qualify for induction in a particular year, nominations must be received by June 30.
C. A selection committee made up of members of the CLSD Hall of Distinction Committee shall review applications and make a final decision.
D. All persons making nominations will be informed of the final selections.
Canton South Alumni and Friends Foundation
The Canton Local Schools Hall of Distinction committee is currently working to establish the Canton South Alumni and Friends Foundation, a non-profit tax-exempt charitable organization.
The purpose of the Canton South Alumni and Friends Foundation is to promote, sponsor and encourage the pursuit of excellence for all students attending school in the Canton Local School District and to recognize Canton Local alumni and other individuals who have distinguished themselves and exemplified the education and moral values that are respected by their community and school system through the Canton South Hall of Distinction.
The following have been appointed as officers and members of the Foundation:
President, Teresa Purses (former CLSD superintendent)
Vice President, Scott Hamilton ('80)
Treasurer, Bruce DePietro ('69)
Secretary, Mike Abbott ('89)
Ray Hexamer ('79)
Don Noll ('64)
Matt Trissel ('09) (Alumni Association)
Superintendent Steve Milano
CSHS Principal Jeff Moore
Lucas Murray ('07), Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC
Communications Specialist Karen Vrabec