Webberville Elementary News
God Bless America!
Webberville Elementary School hosted their Veterans Day Celebration assembly on Friday, November 9. 2018. Twenty-three area veterans attended representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. Principal, Jeannette Kiernan, welcomed and invited each guest to share their military experiences with the students and staff. Several students read poems and their personal notes of gratitude to the veterans. Under the direction of music teacher, Mr. Alex Ellul, each grade level stood and sang a military medley of songs.
Mrs. Suzanne Cloudman created a special music video, displaying pictures and memories the veterans shared with the school. The Webberville STARS created cards and patriotic artwork, which second grade students presented to each veteran at the end of the assembly.
Mrs. Sue Douglas and Mr. Doug Bowman were on hand to display and share war memorabilia and pictures with the students and guests.
Webberville Elementary School wishes to thank these veterans for attending the assembly and sharing their military experiences with us:
Audrey Waggoner, Jacob Velfling, Levi Vogt, Cloyce O’Dell, Fred Royce, Dean Dodge, Doug Elzerman, Jerry Brown, Alta Brown, Doug Bowman, Si Bement, Bob Bement, Tom Martin, Jim Gale, Michael Barbour, Michael Kost, Mike Ronan, Buzz Sodeman, Ed Thomas, James Sylvester, Tom Wooldridge, Jeffrey Stanton, and Aaron A.
Students greeted and thanked the guest veterans.
WWII veteran, Jacob Vefling, has a proud moment with grandchildren, Stevie Fordyce and Steven Velfling.
Fifth grade students created a chain flag in celebration of Veterans Day.
2018 Veterans ~ seated; left to right> Mike Ronan with his service dog, Julie; Tom Martin, Aaron A., Dean Dodge, Alta Brown, Jacob Velfling, Cloyde O’Dell, Tom Wooldridge, Si Bement, Bob Bement, Jim Gale, Fred Royce, and Buzz Sodeman. Standing ~ Jeffrey Stanton, Doug Bowman, Jerry Brown, Ed Thomas, Doug Elzerman, Audrey Waggoner, Levi Vogt, Michael Kost, and Michael Barbour.