OLPH holds annual Veterans Day Assembly
Giving thanks to our troops.
On Wednesday November 12, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Catholic Academy held its annual Veterans Day Assembly. Each student of the school participated in the yearly event to honor and celebrate the branches of the armed forces that attended, including the 14 Catholic war veterans from OLPH Post #5. Services of the attendees ranged from World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
In addition, an essay contest was held for students. From first to fourth grade, the children where they were asked to write ‘My American Hero’ an essay that discusses a select service member and how they made such a significant contribution to our Nation.
Each Student from grades five through eight focused on writing a piece entitled, “Americanism: A custom or practice of the US that makes me proud.”