Ocracoke School

Students to honor island veterans today

Due to weather, last year's ceremony was held in the school gym. Photo by P. Vankevich

Due to weather, last year’s ceremony was held in the school gym. Photo by P. Vankevich

Ocracoke School students will honor the island’s citizens for their military service today at its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. in front of the school.

This tradition was started in 2010 by Principal Walt Padgett, a veteran himself.

Students will raise the flag, sing the national anthem and  give statements of thanks.

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