Lower School hosts assembly paying tribute to nation’s veterans

November 10, 2017

Lower School hosts assembly paying tribute to nation’s veterans.

SGT Holmes, who is the school’s band director, had an inspiring speech today during the Lower School’s assembly. SGT Holmes discussed different branches of the military and shared his story of his deployment overseas. Students were engaged and enjoyed the presentation. The assembly featured Lower School students performing a few songs paying tribute to veterans, including several that were in attendance.

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Whitney Cook and Isabella Oresti (pictured below showing them taking a toy soldier to remember to pray for those currently serving)
Mr. W.C. Folkes, WWII Army
Mr. Mike Keeley, Marine Corp. and Navy

Mr. Earl Drake, Air Force
Mrs. DeAnna Hetterling, Navy

Mr. Michael Gardner
Wife of James Hunt, Army

Nathaniel Mixon with grandfather, Mr. Earl Drake
Wyatt Shelley and Thomas Evans with their great-grandfather, W.C. Folkes

SGT Holmes (Mr. Holmes, Band Director)

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