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SCC schools host Veterans Day events

Girl Scout Troops 51932 and 50415 explained the history of the poppy and gave each veteran in attendance a poppy they made.

St. Croix Central Elementary and Middle Schools hosted Veterans Day events on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The elementary's program began at 9 a.m. Thirteen veterans attended the program, which included patriotic music, speeches and a moment of silence.

More veterans attended the middle school's program in the afternoon. The hour-long program included patriotic music, speeches about historical aspects of the day, an original poem and a moment of silence. Girl Scout Troops 51932 and 50415 explained the history of the poppy and gave each veteran in attendance a poppy they made.

Veterans were also invited to a lunch at the middle school before the program.

To see more pictures from both programs, click the links below.

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