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AHS Junior ROTC plans Veterans Day ceremony Friday

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The Arkadelphia High School Junior ROTC will host the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Clark County Courthouse.

The bell tone will commence at 11 a.m. sharp, followed by opening remarks from Tristan Smith and a prayer by Robert Davis.

After a minute of silence, the AHS JROTC Color Guard will post the colors, and Lexie Miller will lead in a singing of The National Anthem. Victoria Noorigan will lead in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Tristan Smith will deliver the welcome and establishment of Veterans Day, and Louis Craig will offer special recognition and introduce the guest speaker, District 14 American Legion Commander Doyle Sharp.

Louis Craig will read the names of Clark County fallen veterans, and Col. Phil Foster will provide an update on the JROTC program.

Final remarks/The Final Inspection will be delivered by Tristan Smith. Seth Molinari and Perry Nelson will play TAPS, and Robert Davis will close the ceremony with a benediction.

All veterans and community members are invited and encouraged to attend.

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