Lakeview honors Veterans


Lakeview High School held its Veterans Day program Nov. 11, hosted by the LA-943 Air Force JROTC. The program was titled “My Responsibility to America.” An entrance and rifle salute honored the Veterans. The Lakeview AFJROTC Color Guard presented the colors. Members include C/2Lt Ladarrion Winslow, C/Amn Hannah Walker, C/Amn Zack Favela and C/Amn Salem Johnson.

The Lakeview Jr./Sr. Band performed the National Anthem and FFA Sentinel Emily Johnson sang the Pledge of Allegiance. C/Major Javonte’ Mims, LA-943 Cadet Group Commander gave an introduction and Lakeview Principal William Hymes welcomed guests and Veterans to the program.

Major Bob Kellogg, USAF (retired) Senior Aerospace Science Instructor gave the opening remarks.

A POW/MIA ceremony was performed by C/2Lt Haley Garrison, C/A1C Jayme Roy, C/A1C Brittany Sullivan, C/Amn John Falcone, C/ William Brew and C/ Emily Corley.
C/Capt Shayla Christopher presented a history of Veterans Day and C/Capt Lucas Drummer recited a Veterans Day Proclamation. The Lakeview Varsity Cheerleaders performed a tribute to Veterans.

After the program, Veterans and their guests, dignitaries and senior cadets gathered in the library for a luncheon.