Crete Elementary Veteran's Day
Crete Elementary Honors Men and Women of the U.S. Armed Forces at special assembly on Friday, November 3
Crete Elementary School principal Erin Lane shares a smile with students, Board Secretary Mrs. Jeanine Galbraith, and administrative dean, Ms. Raven Roberts at their annual Veterans Day Tribute on Friday, November 3, 2017.
Crete Elementary School principal Erin Lane presents a local veteran with a certificate of appreciation. The annual Veterans Day Tribute was created to help students understand the sacrifices of those who currently serve and have died serving our country.
On Friday, November 3, 2017 Crete Elementary held its second annual Veteran's Day program and recognition assembly. The Beecher Post #67 Amvet Color Guard which included Commander Gregory Tweedy and several of the Post #67 members posted colors and led the students, staff, and guests in the Pledge of Allegiance. The Crete Cougar choir performed three songs which included "America the Beautiful," "My Country Tis of Thee" and "What a Wonderful World". Principal Erin Lane recognized all veterans with a certificate of appreciation. Veterans were invited to come forward and share inspirational words with the audience. The assembly concluded with a moment of silence. Approximately 25 veterans were in attendance. We are very thankful to all who have served our country!
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