Local veterans will be honored at a Take a Veteran to School program at Bryan’s Jane Long Middle School, Friday, Nov. 11. The Take a Veteran to School Day project is part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink Communications, which provides cable services in Bryan.
Take a Veteran to School programs provide a way for students to learn more about the history of Veterans Day and about the experiences of veterans from all backgrounds and walks of life.
The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will provide breakfast for the honored veterans and the school band will perform during an assembly to follow.
What: Take a Veteran to School
When: Friday, Nov. 11 – 9 a.m.
Where: Jane Long Middle School, 1106 N Harvey Mitchell Pkwy.
Who: Processional March – Band
Posting of Colors – Boy Scouts from Jane Long Middle School
Pledge of Allegiance – Student Council President – Leo Sanchez
The Star Spangled Banner – Orchestra
Welcome Guests and Veterans -Miss Harris, Principal
America the Beautiful – Mrs. Wise’s Readers Theatre
“Let Freedom Ring” – Choir
Introduction of Speaker – NJHS President Marco Gutierrez
Speaker – Petty Officer First Class Marcus Butler
American Heroes – Band and Speakers
Introduction of Veterans
God Bless America – Orchestra and Choir
Acknowledgements – Miss Harris
Retiring of the Colors
Recessional – Band
Photos/Cameras are welcome during the presentation.
Interviews: Interviews available before or after the event.
Contacts: Shawn Bruner, Suddenlink, (979) 412-0528