Austin Middle School Celebrates Take a Veteran to School Day

| November 06, 2015 | |

Media Advisory

Austin Middle School Celebrates Take a Veteran to School Day
Local Veterans Will Be Honored Thursday at the School

Students and faculty members U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Nune Perez will honor hometown heroes at a Take a Veteran to School Day program at Amarillo’s Austin Middle School, Monday, Nov. 9.  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.

What: Take a Veteran to School Day

Where: Austin Middle School, 1808 Wimberly Rd.

When: Monday, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Presentation of Colors – Tascosa ROTC
National Anthem – Choir
Pledge of Allegiance – Sam Bennett
Welcome, introduction of speakers – Vicki Mueller, 8th grade arts teacher and department head
Speaker – U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Nune Perez
Choral Reading – TBA member of Vicki Mueller’s Pre-AP class
“Armed Forces Tribute,” arranged by Andrew Dabzynski – Orchestra
(Veterans will stand when their branch song is played)
Dance – “Home” by Dierks Bentley
“Freedom Finale,” arranged by Michael Story – dance class students
“Taps,” arranged by Michael Post – band with TBD trumpet soloist
Closing  – Austin Middle School Principal Alan Nickson (Austin MS Principal)
Lunch in gym for Veterans and guest

Photos/Cameras are welcome during the presentation.

Interviews: Interviews available before or after event.

Contacts: Katy Parrish 806-331-4645 katy.parrish@suddenlink.com
Dr. Vicki Mueller, Austin Middle School, 806-326-3000

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