Jozie Stephenson shared a Veterans Day Poem. Fourth grade students led by Mrs. Ogg and accompanied by Julie Singer sang "Welcome Home". Leah Bushee gave closing remarks.
The students then went to 4 different stations through the building that focused on our visiting veterans and their service as well as a rededication of the Memorial Wall. Boot Camp was led by Army SFC McKeegan and Army SSG Benoit, The Memorial Wall was explained by Mr. Frederick Burns, Past Principal and there was a Scavenger Hunt with our Wall of Heroes. Six veterans were available to share their experiences in the service:
Mike Ray from his time in Vietnam
Dennis Lockhart from his time in Vietnam
Will Duvall from the Gulf War
Troy Lee from 1985-1989 era
Tyler Welsh from Iraq/Afghanistan era
Mary Rogers from her time during Vietnam era as a nurse and for her Mother, Sallie Farmer a WWII Nurse and POW
At the conclusion of the events, students were allowed to have lunch with their Veteran relatives.