2016 Bristol School Veterans Day ceremony coverage (PHOTOS)

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

Bristol School students and staff observed Veterans Day with a ceremony on Friday.

The all-school assembly was held in the school gym.

The program included:

  • Welcoming remarks by Mary Gedemer-Jensen.
  • Flag ceremony by Bristol Boy Scout and Girl Scouts.
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Reid Glassen, Tori Parrish, Mikaela Wynhoff and Scouts.
  • The Star-Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful played by 7th/8th grade Advanced Band.
  • History of Veterans Day presented by Ruby Loecher and Sophia Floss.
  • Resolution by Sophia Floss and Grace Henningfield.
  • Performances by 7th/8th grade choir of the songs “On Veterans Day” and “Thank a Veteran.”
  • Veterans Day facts presented by Mason Dreyer, Mikaela Lawler, Vincent Mesrine, John Lopez.
  • A¬†picture video of local and related heroes.
  • The poem “Thanks a Veteran” presented by Sara Tyszkowska.
  • A closing of God Bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood followed by retreat of the colors by the Scouts.

Veterans were then served a lunch.

Here are some more photos from the event:

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

/Photo by Monty Fincher

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