Five-star fifth-graders at CMES welcome veterans


Veterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service.

Veterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Veterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service. At least one veteran mentioned how he appreciated going on an Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This U.S. Air Force veteran in uniform introduces himself to Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students who were honoring veterans Wednesday at a school event.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

About 35 Clinton-Massie fifth-graders planned and presented a veterans outreach program in what’s described as a first annual event. There was a slideshow, fifth-grade student speakers, a welcome group, and in this photograph in the right foreground Keirston Sherman (left) and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem, accompanied by a brass ensemble comprised of older CM students. Please visit wnewsj.com for more photos.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A brass ensemble (plus a drummer), comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A Clinton-Massie fifth-grade girl does public speaking at the veterans outreach program.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As the veterans outreach program drew to a close, Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students — many of them in red-white-and-blue clothes — walked around and thanked the veterans and shook their hands. In the photograph foreground U.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington shakes the hand of a Braves fan.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Personally made U.S. flags and hand-written notes of thank-you are passed out at the event.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Personally made U.S. flags are passed out at the event.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students passed out small, hand-made American flags to the military veterans attending a veterans outreach program held Wednesday at the elementary school.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

More than 20 veterans join the Clinton-Massie fifth-graders who participated in Wednesday’s program for this group photo.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

U.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington, seated left foreground, is a recipient of thanks from several fifth-graders.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A brass ensemble, comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

About 35 Clinton-Massie fifth-graders planned and presented a veterans outreach program in what’s described as a first annual event. There was a slideshow, fifth-grade student speakers, a welcome group, and singers and a brass ensemble. Please visit wnewsj.com for more photos.

Veterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0615-1.jpgVeterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Veterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service. At least one veteran mentioned how he appreciated going on an Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0618-1.jpgVeterans were asked to introduce themselves and say a few words about their military service. At least one veteran mentioned how he appreciated going on an Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This U.S. Air Force veteran in uniform introduces himself to Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students who were honoring veterans Wednesday at a school event.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0619-1.jpgThis U.S. Air Force veteran in uniform introduces himself to Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students who were honoring veterans Wednesday at a school event. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

About 35 Clinton-Massie fifth-graders planned and presented a veterans outreach program in what’s described as a first annual event. There was a slideshow, fifth-grade student speakers, a welcome group, and in this photograph in the right foreground Keirston Sherman (left) and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem, accompanied by a brass ensemble comprised of older CM students. Please visit wnewsj.com for more photos.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0622-1.jpgAbout 35 Clinton-Massie fifth-graders planned and presented a veterans outreach program in what’s described as a first annual event. There was a slideshow, fifth-grade student speakers, a welcome group, and in this photograph in the right foreground Keirston Sherman (left) and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem, accompanied by a brass ensemble comprised of older CM students. Please visit wnewsj.com for more photos. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0628-1.jpgClinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A brass ensemble (plus a drummer), comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0629-1.jpgA brass ensemble (plus a drummer), comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0636-1.jpgClinton-Massie fifth-graders, from left, Keirston Sherman and Alanna Richie sing the national anthem for veterans this week at the elementary school. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A Clinton-Massie fifth-grade girl does public speaking at the veterans outreach program.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0611-1.jpgA Clinton-Massie fifth-grade girl does public speaking at the veterans outreach program. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As the veterans outreach program drew to a close, Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students — many of them in red-white-and-blue clothes — walked around and thanked the veterans and shook their hands. In the photograph foreground U.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington shakes the hand of a Braves fan.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0653-1.jpgAs the veterans outreach program drew to a close, Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students — many of them in red-white-and-blue clothes — walked around and thanked the veterans and shook their hands. In the photograph foreground U.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington shakes the hand of a Braves fan. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Personally made U.S. flags and hand-written notes of thank-you are passed out at the event.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0648-1.jpgPersonally made U.S. flags and hand-written notes of thank-you are passed out at the event. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Personally made U.S. flags are passed out at the event.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0644-1.jpgPersonally made U.S. flags are passed out at the event. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton-Massie fifth-grade students passed out small, hand-made American flags to the military veterans attending a veterans outreach program held Wednesday at the elementary school.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0646-1.jpgClinton-Massie fifth-grade students passed out small, hand-made American flags to the military veterans attending a veterans outreach program held Wednesday at the elementary school. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

More than 20 veterans join the Clinton-Massie fifth-graders who participated in Wednesday’s program for this group photo.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0650-1.jpgMore than 20 veterans join the Clinton-Massie fifth-graders who participated in Wednesday’s program for this group photo. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

U.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington, seated left foreground, is a recipient of thanks from several fifth-graders.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0652-1.jpgU.S. Army veteran Josh Humphries of Wilmington, seated left foreground, is a recipient of thanks from several fifth-graders. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A brass ensemble, comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_DSC_0639-1.jpgA brass ensemble, comprised of older CM students, presented patriotic music at the elementary school program. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal