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Valley City High School Student Nicholas Lee, under the guidance of Edith Wagar, has earned the degree of Premier Distinction, the National Forensic Leagueâ€™s highest degree of student membership.
A degree of Premier Distinction reflects sustained excellence in classroom activities, competition rounds and service projects.
Students may earn points in six separate categories: speech, debate, congress, service, district and national.
A total of 106 high school students earned the degree of Premier Distinction between February 15 and March 15, placing them among the top half of one percent of NFL student members.
The National Forensic League is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit honorary society whose mission is to promote high school and middle school speech and debate activities as a means to develop a students essential life skills and values. More than 120,000 high school and middle school students representing nearly 3,000 schools nationwide, are currently building their communication leadership, cognitive and presentational skills as members. Since 1925, more than 1.3 million students have found their voice in the NFL. For more information, visit www.NFLonline.org.