Renfro Elementary School hosted a their annual Veterans Day Assembly to honor special guests and relatives who are active or former members of the military.
Principal Laura Bauer introduced the honored guests and reminded students of the sacrifices veterans have made to ensure the freedom of all Americans. Fourth grader Kylie Noonan presented a brief history of the Pledge of Allegiance. Cody Lillard, also a fourth grader, explained the origin of the song Taps, followed by Dorris Intermediate School student Jack O’Hara who played Taps for everyone.
The Collinsville VFW Post 5691 Honor Guard posted and retired the colors.
Students made wore red, white and blue hats and carried patriotic decorations to help set the mood. Ms. Joyce’s second graders created thank you cards for all of the veterans in attendance.