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Justiss Elementary School pays tribute to veterans
By Jeanne Kraft, Public Information Officer, Paris ISD
Nov 11, 2019
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Paris, Texas -- Justiss Elementary School paid tribute to veterans at the annual Veterans Day Program. Twenty-five veterans who are family members and friends of Justiss students attended.

Three former Justiss students currently serving in the U.S. Army were also in attendance. Student Council members presented each guest with special American flags to commemorate the event.

The colors were posted by Boy Scouts Casyn and Jadyn Sanders and Paris Police Department Officer Curtis Garrett.

The choir sang "America the Beautiful.”

Student Council member Willow Mitchell read “Prayer for the Troops.”

Music director Tony Boss concluded the program with “Taps.”

Casyn and Jadyn Sanders and Officer Curtis Garrett post the colors.

Navy veteran Pete Taylor receives a commemorative American flag from Student Council member Aasiah Sims Martinez.

Justiss choir sings "America the Beautiful."

Tony Boss plays “Taps.”

Asst. Principal Kendra Beshirs and Principal Renee Elmore with former students currently serving in the U.S. Army, Edith Gutierrez, Wesley Gage, and Nikki Johnson.