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Published November 07, 2013, 07:58 PM

Central Middle School students hold ceremony to honor veterans

In what is rapidly becoming a Veteran's Day tradition, students at Central Middle School will honor those Friday who have sacrificed for their country.

By: Adam Ladwig, WDAZ

In what is rapidly becoming a Veteran's Day tradition, students at Central Middle School will honor those Friday who have sacrificed for their country.

It will be the third annual Veteran's Day ceremony at the school. Students were encouraged to bring in photos of loved ones who have served. Those will be on display. North Dakota V-F-W commander Emery Fisher will deliver a keynote address.

Students will also read essays honoring veterans, as part of a school-wide program called "character Counts". Organizer Sheri Olson says it's a great way to show kids the meaning of the holiday.

"This is our way of being good citizens and showing our appreciation for the men who make the ultimate sacrifice by serving in the military," Sheri Olson said.

The ceremony starts at 9:30 AM Friday. It's open to all veterans and the public. You're asked to use the side door beginning at about 9:00.

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