Glenn Middle School Celebrates Take a Veteran to School Day

| November 06, 2015 | |

Local Veterans Will Be Honored Wednesday

U.S. Air Force Col. Kurt A. Wendt and Mayor Dwain Morrison will join students and faculty members in honoring hometown heroes at a Take a Veteran to School Day program at San Angelo Stadium, Wednesday, Nov. 11, followed by a Color Run for veterans and students.  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 San Angelo.

What: Take a Veteran to School Day

Where: San Angelo Stadium, Glenn Middle School, 2201 University Ave.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 11 – 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:20 students arrive at San Angelo Stadium
  • 1:30 introduction, Principal Karen Clark
  • “National Anthem” – Glenn Girls’ Choir, Choir Director Carol Dewar
  • military jet fly-over (tentative)
  • recognition of Armed Forces, Mayor Dwain Morrison
  • 1:40 marching presentation, GAFB
  • 1:50 guest speaker, U.S. Air Force Col. Kurt A. Wendt, 17th Training Group Deputy Commander
  • 2:10 military canine demonstration
  • 2:25 essay contest winner presentation, iPad prize provided by Suddenlink
  • 2:30 assembly concludes/ volunteers, students, veterans released for Color Run
  • 3:55 final bell/ end of line celebration with color bursts, DJ, Army truck

Photos/ Cameras are welcome during the presentation. Photos must be previewed by school officials for student photo release prior to publication.

Interviews: Interviews available before or after event.

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