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Kumon Inspires Future Generation of Leaders at 2nd Annual Student Conference in Calgary, Canada

More than 50 Students Studying Three Years above Grade Level from the United States, Canada and Mexico Selected for Unique Learning Opportunity

– Out of thousands of high achieving Kumon Students from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, just 56 were selected to attend the second annual Kumon Student Conference in Calgary, Canada on July 18th. The invited students are studying at least three years above their grade level in math and/or reading at their respective Kumon Centers.

Attendees had the opportunity to learn from each other through a variety of enjoyable learning activities designed to foster team building, group discussion, critical thinking and creativity. In this unique learning environment, students heard from inspirational former Kumon Students who have completed the Kumon Program, some of whom are now successful professionals.

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