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WV Officials Celebrate CHS Graduation Rate

Cameron High School officials are recognized at the state Capitol for high graduation rates. Pictured from left are WV BOE member Miller Hall, WV BOE member Debra Sullivan, Senator Ryan Weld (R-Brooke), Senator Ryan Ferns (R-Ohio), CHS Assistant Principal Wyatt O’Neil, CHS Counselor Kelly Pettit, WV BOE member David Perry and WV Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine.

Representatives from First Lady Cathy Justice’s office, West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine and members of the West Virginia Board of Education recognized Cameron High School for achieving a graduation rate of 90 percent or higher during the 2016-2017 school year.

The Marshall County school was one of the 68 West Virginia high schools honored at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston on Friday for achieving an exemplary graduation rate.

Cameron’s graduation rate was 98.11 percent, up one percentage point from the previous academic year. The overall graduation rate for all West Virginia high schools was 89.40 percent.

Assistant Principal Wyatt O’Neil and school counselor Kelly Pettit represented the Dragons at the 3rd annual Celebration of Achievement ceremony.  Cameron High School’s graduation rate has been recognized every year since the ceremony’s inception.