BEATRICE – Beatrice High School hosted a Veterans Day ceremony at the Hevelone Center, Monday morning…honoring those who have served in the armed forces and remembering those who gave everything for their country.
It was being held this year on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and the end of World War One.
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High School Principal Jason Sutter led the ceremony and the Beatrice High School Band and BHS Concert Choir performed.
Giving the Veterans Day Address was Retired Command Sergeant Major Richard Burch, with the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard… a 38-year-veteran. Since retiring, he’s served with the Veterans Benefits Administration and as an employment consultant for veterans.
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High school music students honored local veterans of the various service branches by playing and singing theme songs of the Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
The Beatrice Student Council hosted veterans and their families with a reception afterward, in the school’s media center.