Boyd County Veterans Day Program

The Boyd County Veterans Day program was held on Monday, November 12th. The program began with the Posting of the Colors by the Color Guard, followed by an opening by Student Council President, Chase Harmon, and the JH/HS choir singing the National Anthem. The crowd then joined in saying the Pledge of Allegiance. The program continued with the JH/HS choir singing “Blades of Grass and Pure White Stones”. The Boyd County Band was next with the high school members playing “Patriotic Snippets”, and the junior high members playing “America”.  The Elementary students joined in singing “Your a Grand Old Flag/Fly High”. All musical pieces were led by Mrs. Denise Hausmann.

Next the Veterans in the crowd were recognized and applauded, followed by special guest Ken Stenka, a Veterans Service Officer for Holt, Boyd, and Wheeler Counties. He read a poem, and presented all present Vietnam Veterans with a special lapel pin. The program closed with the playing of “Taps” by Halie Carson and the retiring of the Colors.

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