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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Veteran's Day events

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  • Macon County R-I School District
    Salute to Veterans
    Macon High School Gym
    8:45 A.M.
    November 11, 2013
    (Rolls and Coffee served in the Career Center Commons area at 7:30 a.m. before the ceremony)
    Presentation of Colors
    American Legion Post 29
    Welcome
    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Chuck Stockton
    National Anthem
    All School Choirs (7th-12th grade)
    "O, America!"
    Arr. By Emerson
    Concert, Canta Bella, Chamber Choirs
    Pledge of Allegiance
    Girl Scout Troop 9501
    7th Grade Cadets
    "American Tears"
    By Teresa Jennings
    Celebration Singers (4th & 5th grade Choir)
    Solo by Sara Brimer
    "Armed Forces Salute"
    Arranged by: Bob Lowden
    (Macon High School Concert Band)
    Jamie Baker, Director
    Recognition of Veterans
    Dr. Chuck Stockton, Superintendent
    Remarks by
    Cpl. Brian Hayes, U.S.M.C.
    Taps
    Brandon Thomas
    Retirement of Colors
    Adjournment of Audience

    Bevier High School
    8:15-9:00 – Breakfast
    9:00 – Assembly begins
    Student Council President announce: All rise for the entrance of the colors and in honor of our veterans.
    Play God Bless the USA by Lee Greenwood – (Mr. Dill plays)
    All rise for the entrance of the colors and veterans
    Entrance of the Colors
    Student Council President asks everyone to rise and remove their hats and leads in the Pledge of Allegiance
    Singing of the National Anthem by sophomore student, Francesca Lenzini
    Recognition of special guest Introduced by Student Council President
    Aaron Baker lives in Atlanta and serves Northeast Missouri as the field representative for United States Congressman, Sam Graves
    Missouri Senator Brian Munzlinger
    Tim Remole
    Recognition of veterans by Student Council President
    Veterans of WWII
    Veterans of Vietnam
    Veterans of Korea
    Veterans of Persian Gulf War
    Veterans for Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
    Veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Student Council President introduce speaker (bio attached)
    Main Speaker – Keith Thomas
    Choir Presentation: 6th-12th Grade Choir
    Student Council President introduces the Bevier C-4 School 2013 graduate serving in the National Guard and attending the University of Missouri-Columbia, Heath Petre
    POW Table – Heath Petre – 2013 Bevier C-4 Graduate, He completed his AIT training this summer for the National Guard and ranks at an E2.
    TAPS by Mr. Christy
    Moment of silence
    VJ leads the audience in "God Bless America".
    Page 2 of 2 - Student Council President – Thank you for your attendance in honor of our veterans and we want to give another thank you to these veterans for their service. We will dismiss the veterans and their families. Please rise for the recession of the Veterans.
    Play God Bless the USA by Lee Greenwood – Mr. Dill
    Also that day, Post 29 will host the annual Veteran's Day ceremonies in front of the Macon County Courthouse beginning at 11:00 AM. Following the courthouse ceremonies, a ham and bean dinner will be held at the Legion Hall which will be FREE to all Veteran's and their families.

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