IPHS to host Veterans' Day program Monday
Iowa Park High School will host the Veterans’ Day program on Monday, beginning at 10 a.m. in the school auditorium.
Veterans and their families will be welcomed and seated by members of the IPHS Student Council.
Reveille will be played by IPHS band student Brayden Williams and flags will be brought into the auditorium by the AFROTC.
Madison Yandell will lead the audience in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags, and the national anthem will be sung by student Caroline Milton. A poem, “My Daddy’s Got Your Back,” will be read by Latham Moody, Madison Davis, Alexa Boutwell and Trevor Linsay.
Iowa Park teacher Leslie Crumb will speak on “The View from Veterans’ Families.”
Jace Langen will read a poem, “My Daddy is a Soldier,” and the veterans will be recognized by Gary Green, assistant principal at IPHS.
A poem, “My Hero,” will be read by Peyton Long, and “Taps” will be played by Williams during moment of silence for fallen veterans.
A Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for veterans and their families in the W.F. George Middle School cafeteria. RSVPs for the lunch are requested but not necessary. Call 940-592-2196 to RSVP for lunch. An RSVP is not necessary to attend the program at the high school.