Eagles honor vets

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Local veterans from Barry and Lawrence counties were welcomed to Purdy High School on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, for a brunch and presentation from students recognizing their service and dedication to America. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat

Purdy students gathered Thursday to honor local veterans with the schoolís annual Veterans Day assembly, which included the fight songs for each branch of the military, colors presented by the Scott Tech JROTC and testimonials from faculty discussing the impact Sept. 11, 2001 had on them.

Purdy students gathered Thursday to honor local veterans with the schoolís annual Veterans Day assembly, which included the fight songs for each branch of the military, colors presented by the Scott Tech JROTC and testimonials from faculty discussing the impact Sept. 11, 2001 had on them. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Zach Henderson, right, leads the Purdy student body and local veterans during the Pledge of Allegiance during Purdyís annual Veterans Day assembly. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
The Purdy choir performed live for local veterans Thursday during the schoolís annual Veterans Day ceremony. Students focused on the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the terrorist attacks that motivated many to enlist and brought many more service personnel overseas to war. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Míkena Propps introduces local students to area veterans during the schoolís Veterans Day Assembly Thursday, Nov. 11 in the schoolís Performing Arts Center. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
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