Shelledy Elementary School Celebrates Our Local Veterans

Oregon City High School's choir serenades veterans on Nov. 9 as the school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps looks

Next will be the Pledge of Allegiance and the FHS Choir performance of the National Anthem. It is also an opportunity to showcase student's talents while honoring our veterans.

The flag was raised to half staff by color guards as Frontier Regional High School students Ella Deane and Phaelon Kofki played taps.

The event also aimed to educate the students a little by featuring guest speaker Amy McCarthy, who has served in the United States Air Force for almost 30 years. The Clare event will include student singing by Taylor Pepiton and Brandy Holt; a Keynote speech by State Representative Jason Wentworth; Flag care by Caleb and Josh Camp; and several selections by the Clare Symphonic and Jazz Bands.

The Wasilla High School Air Force Junior ROTC opened up the program with a Color Presentation that displayed their pride of wearing military uniform.

The students performed many great patriotic songs from "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood, to "Every Day there are Heroes" by Dave Carrol.

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"These people are the pillars of our community", Johnson said, because of the values they carried over from their military service.

MORGAN- A Veterans Day program will be held in Morgan at the Cedar Mountain High School gym at 9 a.m. Joel Harmoning is speaking. Members of the William R. Witty American Legion Post will participate. Bennett Walsh, superintendent of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, attended as a guest of honor, representing the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Affairs. There will be local speakers, Harrison High School alumni veterans and music by the Harrison High/Middle School Band.

Students were reminded about what Veterans Day means and encouraged to always show thanks to America's veterans.

A free lunch will be offered to area veterans at 11:30 a.m.at the Salvation Army, 119 E. Church St., Lock Haven. Refreshments will be served after the program.

"We want the kids to appreciate what the (veterans) have sacrificed for us and to be able to appreciate the freedom and luxuries that we have due to their sacrifice".

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