December 15, 2018

Veterans to be honored throughout Oscoda County


OSCODA COUNTY –– Mio AuSable Schools, Fairview Area Schools and the Oscoda County Library will celebrate and honor veterans during ceremonies held Nov. 10.

Mio AuSable's National Honor Society and student senate will be hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast for veterans and their spouses Friday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. There will be a tribute ceremony for veterans following the breakfast.

Carla Rhoads, co-NHS and student senate adviser, said that during the tribute ceremony, the school will have students singing patriotic songs and delivering a speech, along with several other activities.

At Fairview, a luncheon will be held for veterans beginning at noon in the multipurpose room and will also include music and poems presented by Fairview students.

A welcome will be given by Superintendent John Sattler, followed by a presentation of the flag by the Knights of Columbus. The Pledge of Allegiance will be performed by the kindergarten class followed by the national anthem, performed by Joss Esch, and an invocation by Olivia Nutt.

The luncheon will be served by the eighth-grade class again this year, and then will be followed by “We Honor Those Who Served,” a song performed by the entire elementary and the seventh-grade class. Following this will be performances from each elementary class and the high school choir.

At the Oscoda County Library, a lunch and movie showing will be held Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate veterans. “Top Gun” will be presented for free to veterans and at $5 per person for residents. For reservations, call the library at 989-826-3613.


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