PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of primary students, teachers, family and veterans gathered at Petal Primary School on Wednesday for their 2015 Veterans Day Celebration.
The theme of the program was "Saluting American Heroes". The posting of the colors was led by the Petal High School JROTC, followed by the pledge of allegiance.
A parade down the first grade hall kicked off the event as the students lined either side welcoming the arriving guests. Veterans past and present were greeted with patriotic songs and poems from the middle school students celebrating each branch of service were performed by the students.
The highlight of the event was a slide show as the kids sang "God Bless the USA". Speakers at the event included members from various branches of the military.