Honoring our Veterans


Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot

Members of the audience meet and shake the hands of Petersburg veterans.

Students and staff of the Petersburg School district along with community members met in the school gymnasium for a Veteran's Day assembly celebrating the veterans of the Petersburg community. Ninth graders took turns reading the Gettysburg Address and seniors did the same for President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address. The high school band played songs and teacher Jim Engell asked members of the audience to stand up if they had relatives who served during wartime. After starting with the Revolutionary War and ending with the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, every member of the audience was...

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