Elkhart middle school celebrates Veterans Day

NOW: Elkhart middle school celebrates Veterans Day

ELKHART, Ind. – Students and faculty from West Side Middle School in Elkhart held a ceremony on Monday honoring those who served our country.

40 veterans attended the celebration. They say that this was a great opportunity to meet other veterans and honor each other.

“I love talking to my older veterans,” James Vance said, a military veteran. “They led the way for me. Without them we wouldn’t be here. Without them I wouldn’t have had the chance, so if I can, I’ll get a veteran to talk to me about that. I find it very interesting.”

Students got a chance to talk to veterans and understand what they do.

Students also got to learn why it is important to celebrate those who lost their lives to serve our country.

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