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Crofton Government Class Gives Back To Those Who Have Served

On Friday, November 10 the Crofton High School senior government class hosted a Veterans Day program and luncheon starting at 11 a.m. The program consisted of “The Star-Spangled Banner” played by the Crofton high school band, a reading of the history of Veterans Day and a Crofton senior and junior high school choir performance of “Salute to the Armed Forces.” A presentation was given by keynote speaker Karen Ohlrich, who serves in the department level as a representative for the Norfolk Veterans Home. Olrich spoke about the meaning of the of the words “Veterans Day.” The program concluded with closing remarks by Crofton high school principal, Johnnie Ostermeyer and the playing of “Taps” by Kyle Bramschreiber and Tyler Janssen.

 

After the program, the the senior government class served soup and rolls to veterans and their families at the city auditorium. The students also had the chance to sit down and visit with the veterans and their families. The students came back with gratefulness in their hearts for these men and women who so graciously represent the Crofton Community and this country as a whole. The senior class extends thank yous to all of our men and women who have served and are currently serving our country.