FHSU honors veterans Monday

veteransService men and women will be honored Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, by the Fort Hays State University American Democracy Project.

The ceremony will begin with at 10:30a.m. in Sheridan Hall with speeches by Chris Roberts, junior, and Reed Tevault, senior, president and vice president of the Student Government Association.

Anna Hand, sophomore, student coordinator for the American Democracy Project, will talk about the ADP followed by Tre’ Giles, sophomore, and student coordinator for the Global Leadership Project, reading the famous John McCrae poem “In Flanders Field.”

A local Boy Scouts of America troop will conduct the flag ceremony.

In Memorial Union, participants can write cards to veterans and soldiers in exchange for a poppy flower.  The poppy is the emblem of Veterans Day as well as a reference to “In Flanders Field.”