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Community & Schools say Thank You to the Veterans



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Dennis Connor and Bruce Westbrook led the parade of veterans into the auditorium through a sword arch by the Pendleton High School NJROTC with the high school band playing. Northern Elementary Choir, under the direction of Melissa Marotta, sang the National Anthem. State Representative Katie Stine was the speaker for the evening. Ms. Ann Delaney and Mr. Alvin Adams were honored as being the oldest living Pendleton County Veterans.  Students at the four schools participated in Veterans Day coloring, poster, and essay contests and the winners were recognized and presented gift certificates. Commander Joel Nahari displayed the veterans' perpetual plaques that contains the names of veterans who graduated from a Pendleton County High School and proudly announced that the third plaque was just purchased.  These plaques are made possible by the Griffin Family, and Brian Griffin was asked to come forward so that everyone could show they appreciation of the Griffin Family's continued support.  The evening ended with the Wreath Laying Ceremony by the Sharp Middle School's Kentucky Junior History Society students and Taps being played by high school students, Morgan Bay and Cody Hanser.


Coloring Contest



Southern Elementary

Jacob Locknane-2nd Grade

Northern Elementary

Brianna Louiso-1st Grade

Poster Contest



Southern Elementary

Matthew Miles-4th Grade

Northern Elementary

Holly Bowman-5th Grade

Essay Contest



Sharp Middle School

Terri Turner-8th Grade

2nd Place Sarah Reid-8th Grade


Pendleton High School

Carynn Blumberg-9th Grade

2nd Place Tiarra Hufford-11th Grade




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