WHAT: In this week before Memorial Day, Dearborn Public Schools high school students, faculty and special guests will honor the memory of those who gave their lives serving in the U.S. military. Ceremonies at three high schools this week.
LOCATION: Dearborn High School, 19501 Outer Dr., Dearborn MI 48124 (Auditorium)
DATE: Wednesday May 24, 2017
TIME: 8:30-9:20 a.m.
DETAILS: This ceremony honors Dearborn High School graduates who lost their lives in the service of our nation and will specifically highlight the life of James Huard for whom a monument has been dedicated on the DHS campus.
LOCATION: Edsel Ford High School, 20601 Rotundas, Dearborn MI 48124 (Auditorium)
DATE: Thursday, May 25, 2017
TIME: 7:30 a.m.
DETAILS: Ceremony featuring Vietnam Veterans of America James Huard Chapter 267 Color Guard; recognition of the 23 Edsel Ford students who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military during Vietnam; students performing vocal and instrumental music; remarks by Superintendent Glenn Maleyko, Ph.D., Dearborn Mayor John B., O’Reilly, Jr., and Edsel Ford High School Principal Scott Casebolt; and a solemn rose ceremony led by Edsel Ford students and alumna Lisa Lark, former Edsel Ford teacher and author of two books about the Vietnam War. For more than 20 years, Edsel Ford High School annually has held a ceremony to honor those students who lost their lives during Vietnam.
LOCATION: Fordson High School held a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, May 23. The program honored those who gave their lives in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam War.