Students celebrate veterans | News | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | November 19, 2016 5:00 am
Last Updated: November 16, 2016 at 2:34 pm
Students at Colleton County Middle School celebrated local veterans on Friday Nov. 11 with a program in the mini-auditorium.
The Colleton County High School NJROTC opened the program with the presentation of colors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Koiye Simpson. The National Anthem was sung by Reba Sechrist, Lexie Spooner, Summer Ross, Esmeralda Morales-Flores and Emily Pinckney.
Lexie Spooner welcomed veterans who attended the program. CCMS students Yair Caudillo, Taylor Dye and Jermia Christian then spoke on “What Patriotism Means to Me.”
Thomas Craven introduced CCMS social studies teacher Melanie Blake, who told the audience about her family who have served in the Marines, Coast Guard, Army and Air Force.