RUTLAND — Students at Meigs Primary School honored current and former members of the armed forces during a Veteran’s Day assembly on Friday morning.
Feeney Bennett American Legion Post 128 presented the colors, with Dewey Smith of Post 128 serving as the guest speaker. Smith read a poem titled “A Veteran Died Today.”
Meigs Primary students, lead by music teacher Nicole Mount sang the Star Spangled Banner, Heroes, and Grand Old Flag.
Skylin Haye, second grade student, read a poem, and teacher Jodi Shultz recognized each of the veterans and active duty military as they stood along with the students who were related to the person.
Members of Wolfe Scout Troop 240 lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
Following the assembly, students created a “Walk of Honor” for the veterans as they walked down the hall.