Wheaton honors local veterans with assembly, reception

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
ROTC members conduct a special folding of the U.S. Flag ceremony, before presenting it to a veteran, during Wheaton schools’ annual assembly to honor veterans. Contributed photo

ROTC members conduct a special folding of the U.S. Flag ceremony, before presenting it to a veteran, during Wheaton schools’ annual assembly to honor veterans.

Wheaton student and FFA vice president Rachel Lacey serves peach cobbler to Army veteran Glen Phelps and wife B Jo Phelps, at a reception held after the schools’ annual assembly to honor veterans. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Wheaton student and FFA President Tori Goostree, left, and Rachel Lacey, FFA vice president, announce veterans during Wheaton High Schools’ annual assembly to honor veterans. Contributed photo
A panel of veterans were asked questions by Wheaton student council members about their experiences and perspectives during Wheaton schools’ annual assembly to honor veterans. From left are veterans Josh Bateman, Larry Prewitt and Ed Hendrix, and Wheaton High School Principal Traci Mitchell. All three veterans are Wheaton graduates. Contributed photo
U.S. Veterans and their families enjoyed a homemade meal following the conclusion of an assembly held in their honor at Wheaton High School. The meal was prepared for them by Wheaton FFA members. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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