Vets Day program Tuesday at PAHS
Veterans of various military branches and wars will be honored on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
The annual Veteran's Day program will begin at 10:35 a.m. in the Port Aransas High School (PAHS) gym, 100 S. Station St.
The public is encouraged to attend. The program is expected to last until 11:20 a.m.
Veterans and other dignitaries will assemble in the high school library at 10 a.m.
The PAHS band will play as the audience assembles, then Chuck Borders, who will be master of ceremonies, will open the program.
An invocation will be delivered by high school student David Thrasher .
Jenna Ward, an eighth grader at Brundrett Middle School, will sing the Star Spangled Banner, and middle school student council president Jocelyn Flood will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
Interim superintendent Wayne Johnson and Mayor Claude Brown will comment, and Constable Bobby Sherwood will introduce dignitaries, welcome the veterans and acknowledge area veterans as well as those who died in 2007-08.
H.G. Olsen Elementary School second graders will sing "It's a Grand Ol' Flag" and "America," accompanied by the high school band. A speech by high school student council president Mikey Miguez will follow.
The Veteran's Day message will be a recorded audio presentation on the story behind our national anthem.
The PAHS band will conclude the program with a rendition of "Taps."