More than 90 Veterans Attended Carlisle Local School's Annual Veterans Day Program

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CARLISLE, OH -- Carlisle School District held a Veteran's Day Program last Friday on November 11. The program that was sponsored by Grigsby Intermediate School drew 91 Veterans.

"Students and staff members were given the opportunity to meet and speak with the Veterans in attendance," explained Carlisle School District Administrative Assistant Sheila Baker.

Baker added that this is an annual assembly for the district. 

Steve Dyas, who served for 6 years in the Army National Guard poses for a picture with his 94-year-old father Harold Dyas, who served in the Navy for 2 years.

Fifth grader Adelyn Hawkins had the honor of speaking before the audience thanking her uncles Todd Chaney and Jamie Keeton along with grandfather Wade Goins for their service.

Back row (left to right): Todd Chaney — served in Navy for 4 years, Wade Goins — served in the Army National Guard, and Jamie Keeton — served in the Navy for 4 years. Front row (left to right) Adelyn Hawkins and with Drake Salyer.

"Thank you to All our Veteran’s for your service... Land of the Free — because of the Brave," added Baker.

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