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Veteran’s Day Assembly

November 08,2016

Students, staff, teachers and members of the community gathered in the Valley School gymnasium to honor Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) on Tuesday, November 8th. Members of Boy Scout Troop 989 opened the event with the 13 Folds of the Flags ceremony, a heartfelt tribute to not only our veterans but also to the mothers and fathers of this country. Students presented selected essays responding to the prompt, “The America I Believe In” for grades 6-8 and “What makes men and women who serve in the military special?” for grades 4-5. Words of thankfulness were expressed to veterans that were present and those who have fought for freedom, protection and opportunities for those living in our country today. Winners of the Essay Contest are as follows:

Fourth Grade: Kadence Weitensteiner, Nolan Palmer, Ayden Nolan, Cole Benninger

Fifth Grade: Eli Johnson, Kaylin Logan, Julian Henn, Nakyia Miller, Emma Simpkins

Seventh Grade: Michelle Navarro, Shanelle Dorris

Eighth Grade: Caitlin Martin, Eden Clemmer, Jaylee Lovato