Clay Central/Everly students salute veterans
November 16, 2023
Clay Central/Everly Elementary brought back its Veterans Day program last week after a four-year hiatus.
The largely student-led program started with a greeting from Director of Student Services Michelle Huntress. The students then led the audience in a spirited delivery of The Pledge of Allegiance followed by Iesha Tof singing the National Anthem.
Students in grades 4-6 then took the stage to individually describe what Veterans Day stands for, how it was founded, and the reason it is celebrated today.
Guest Speaker, Marine Corps veteran and Clay Central graduate Brent Cuttell, then took...