Monday, November 11th marked the United States Federal Holiday: Veterans Day. Southern Door High School hosted the 2019 County Veterans Program honoring military veterans. The ceremony encompassed both band and choice performances, student readings, and recognition of local veterans.
The program was attended by Southern Door middle schoolers, high schoolers, teachers, parents, and community members who served.
After the program in the High school gymnasium, veterans and their loved ones made their way through the student lined hallways filled with applause to a luncheon. Southern Door staff and students served the meals and helped the visitors.
Talking with students of Southern Door, they had one comment in common. They were all grateful for the service and bravery of veterans. Many students expressed how proud they were of veterans who have served from our community.
It will be until four years until Southern Door School district hosts the County Veterans Program again.
Students opine on what Veterans Day means to them: