Visitors to Midwood

Midwood High School has had visits from some very influential people over the years.


Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States and United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, visited Midwood H.S. on April 30, 1952 to receive the FDR Award.


Eddie Cantor, a performer, comedian, singer, actor, and songwriter popular in American radio and films during the 1930s and 40s, visited Midwood H.S. on April 6, 1949 to receive the FDR Award.


Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to play in America's Major League Baseball, and Baseball Hall of Fame-r, addressed Midwood's student body in assembly as he received the FDR Award. 


Film and TV Actor, Paul Ben-Victor, speaks to Midwood H.S. drama students.


Comedian Lewis Black is "Principal for a Day" at Midwood H.S.