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Wausaukee High School Veteran's Day Program
Issue Date: November 15, 2018
The Wausaukee High School hosted a Veteran's Day Program commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1 on Friday, Nov. 9. The program opened with the posting of the American Flag, the Official Military Flags of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy and the POW-MIA Flag by the Wausaukee High School Honor Guard assisted by Athelstane/Silver Cliff Post 66 Color Guard Sergeant Bill Woger. Student Council President Averie Menger led the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the National Anthem sung by the Wausaukee School Choir. School Counselor Misty Betts welcomed everyone, especially veterans in attendance.
Opening remarks were given by 2018 Badger State delegates Avery Bartels, Aidan Aragon and Macy Wojcik. The Military 20 Year Club members Rich Boye, Ben Duran, Mark Ecker and Calvin Fernstrum performed a Flag Folding Ceremony and a Patriotic Bugle Medley. John Deschane, an Army veteran, was instrumental in bringing the "Great Wall" to Crivitz recently was guest speaker. He stressed the importance of honoring veterans.
The Wausaukee High School Band performed the Marches of the Armed Forces for all of the veterans and their family members. The program concluded with remarks by Event Coordinator Mary Meaney and the Retirement of the Colors.
The Wausaukee Honor Guard are, from left, Post 66 Honor Guard Sergeant Bill Woger, Michael Gretzon, Aidan Aragon, Gerard Elfring, David Forst, Andrew Schaal, Corey Bosen, Haley Piontek, Emily Shaw and Justin Parr.