Photos: Elementary students honor Veterans Day

By on November 18, 2013

A ceremony to honor veterans took place at 8:50 a.m. Monday by the flagpole on the campus of Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn. The school’s students and staff, the Elburn Legion, the Fox Valley Concert Band, and Boy Scout Pack 107 participated in the event.

Boy Scout Pack 107 (above) helps local veterans unfold the flag.

Wiley Overly (above) from Elburn American Legion, kicks off the ceremony. Wiley served in the Army during the Vietnam era and the National Guard.

Collin Miller (above), a John Stewart third-grader, takes the podium to say a word to veterans for their job well done.

John Anderson (above), an Army veteran from the Vietnam era who resides in Batavia, salutes during the ceremony at John Stewart, where his granddaughter attends school.

Students and staff (above) raise flags to salute veterans.