EHS Receives Strength of America Award

Jun 23, 2016 | District News Release

Emporia High School raises strength and conditioning standards creating safer programs and facilities for their athletes.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition are proud to announce Emporia High School as a 2016 Strength of America award recipient. This award recognizes Emporia High School to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.

Led by Physical Education Department Chair Randy Wells to improve his school’s curriculum, Emporia High was measured in four major categories: Supervision, Education, Program, and Facilities. Selected from hundreds of eligible schools, Emporia High School will be presented during the NSCA’s National Conference Awards Banquet dinner slide show, July 8, 2016 in New Orleans.

With the increasing number of inconsistent gym conditions and strength programs across the country, the NSCA and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition are working together to provide all high schools concise guidelines.

“I am proud to have Emporia High School be part of our ongoing mission to improve the education and programs for all our youth,” says Coach Scott Caulfield, the NSCA’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.”Congratulations to Coach Wells and his staff.

For an updated list of Strength of America award winners, visit

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