Schools throughout the Daviess County Public Schools distirct are planning a variety of events to commemorate Veterans Day (November 12 national celebration) and express appreciation to the men and women who have served our country and protected our freedoms. The following are among the activities taking place in our schools, LISTED BY DATE. These events are open to the public.
Beacon Central High School Tony Bryant
6500 U.S. 231 852-7200
BCHS is hosting Kirk Kirkpatrick as guest speaker for its Veterans Day programs on Nov. 1. The morning program begins at 10:30 a.m. and the afternoon program starts at noon. A barbecue luncheon for veterans and special guests is also planned at 11:20 a.m. The formal programs will include the presentation of colors by the Apollo High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard, the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem performed by BCHS students and staff. Principal Tony Bryant will read a Presidential Proclamation. Kirkpatrick, whose father was a former prisoner of war, is president of WaxWorks and is an active member of the Daviess County community.