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Remembering those who served


November 15, 2019

Marione Martin

Alva High School student Nathan Andrews of Boy Scout Troop 251 plays "Taps" at the close of the middle school Veteran's Day observance. Top Photo-The Alva Middle School Choir, directed by Alisha Beleele, sings "Thank You, Soldier" during the Veteran's Day program. Bottom Photo- A large crowd listens as Taylor Kline reads the President's Veterans Day Message Monday afternoon at Alva Middle School.

Despite freezing temperatures and cold wind, a large crowd attended the Monday afternoon Veterans Day Celebration at the Alva Middle School. Before the program began, people enjoyed looking through the multiple displays created by the seventh grade geography students. Each featured an individual veteran, many of whom were related to the students. Interviews the veterans were posted along with shared photographs, uniforms, medals and other memorabilia from their time in the military.

Jansen Shirley and Mya Williams welcomed the crowd, followed by the posting of the colors and the Pledge of A...

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