Local Veterans Will Be Honored Thursday at the School
Students and faculty members will honor hometown heroes at a Take a Veteran to School Day program at Amarillo’s Austin Middle School, Thursday, Nov. 6. The Take a Veteran to School Day project is part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink, which provides cable services in Amarillo. A formal program will be presented at an assembly in the school auditorium, followed by lunch in the gym.
Take a Veteran to School Day
Austin Middle School, 1808 Wimberly Road
Thursday, Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m. to approximately 12:50 p.m.
Performance by Austin Band
Presentation of Colors, Tascosa NJROTC, Lt. Cmdr. Dwight G. Rawls, USN (Ret.)
Comments by State Representative Four Price
Reading of three winning essays/poetry
Performance by the Austin Middle School Choir
Choral Reading by Ms. Mueller’s Pre-AP class
Introduction of speakers
Guest Speaker: Veteran Rod Zeman followed by video of Matt Wells (former Austin Bear) presently serving in the Army
“Musical Salute to the Armed Forces,” Austin Orchestra, Directed by Jill Bradford
Lunch in gym for Veterans and guests
Photos: Cameras are welcome during the presentation.
Interviews: Interviews available before or after event.
Carrie Irwin, Suddenlink Marketing Manager, 806-331-4601
Vicki Mueller, Art Teacher, Austin Middle School, 806-326-3000