KJHS honors veterans


Kosciusko Junior High School celebrated Veteran’s Day with a program Friday morning.

Veterans from all branches of the armed forced attended the ceremony, including a few from the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans home.

The service included the recognition of veterans, the Pledge of Allegiance, a student led demonstration on on folding the flag, and the reading of a student essay entered into a nationwide contest.

Sgt. 1st Class Gene Dismuke of the Army National Guard was the program’s keynote speaker.

The ceremony ended with the singing of “God Bless the USA.”

The program in its entirety can be viewed here.

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