Veteran's Day schedule of events


Schedule of Events

Friday, November 7, 2014

8:30AM-ln the Gym at CCHS

*Medley of Songs by CCHS Band-- Band Director, Robert Guffey

*Welcome-Principal, Mike Jones

*"Operation Patriotism"

*Col. Jim Stone Presents the U. S. Flag (RHS/TN Army National Guard/

American Legion Post 279 Color Guard)

*"National Anthem "-CCHS Chorus

*Special Music -CCHS Band & Chorus

*Special Guest Speaker, Tony Burnett

*Welcome & Awards Presentation-Director of Schools, Barbara Parker

*America the Beautiful - CCHS Chorus

*"The Quilt of Valor" -Ann McBride

*Special Tribute....:....Britt Knox

*"The Marine Corps Birthday" -CCHS Band & Chorus

*Veterans Assemble by Service Branch (in the center of the Gym when

your service song is played)-CCHS Band

* Service Songs: Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard & Marines

After all service branches are assembled Veterans file

up and pass the microphone give your name, rank

time and place of service.

*"I'm Proud To Be An American" by Lee Greenwood-CCHS Band

*Special tribute to all Cannon County Veterans Serving Today "The Wall of Honor"-Rhonda Sims

* Scottish Bag Pipes- Gregory Cutcliff

* Introduce Commander of American Legion-Hilton Stone Post 279-

Special Presentation-Boys/Girls State Honorees

* County Executive, Mike Gannon

* Special Presentation by the Student Council-Director, Ronny Burks- "Our Real Heroes of Cannon County"

*Taps-CCHS Band

*Woodbury City Mayor, Harold Patrick

*Senator, Mae Beavers-Presents Flags

*Representative, Mark Pody-Presents Flags to Student Council

*Conclusion of Program-CCHS Band & Chorus* All honored guests and Veterans go through lunch line

*Veterans go to assigned classroom to talk to students after lunch

*Students will pick a Veteran. Veterans get to your classroom assignments, and then go through the lunch line. Be at your assigned classroom on time.

10:30-2:30PM-Throughout CCHS School-Must See

*WALK-THROUGH the school to see the decorations, Art work, Photography, & the Wall of Honor (for our men and women serving in the military today).

*Room 406-Special Display by The Shiloh Baptist Church

*Room 408-Special Screening Team from the Alvin C. York Veterans Medical Center

*Outside displays hummer, military vehicles, and Black Hawk Helicopter

*The Mobile Veteran's Center-In Front of Gym

Saturday, November 8, 2014

1 PM-Parade at Edgefield

*Special $100.00 each for the Best Float, Best Antique Vehicle(Military or Civilian), & Best overall entry. Cannon County Sheriff, Woodbury Police Chief, Flag horse. -Al Bugg, Sr. TN Air and Army National Guard, Honor Guard, cheerleaders, Miss Cannon County & Court, Civil Air Patrol, Church Floats, MTSU Honor Guard, Girl Scouts Troop & Explorer Post #83,#88, Cub Scouts Troops #392,#214 & #376, 1931 Model A Ford, State Senator-Mae Beavers, Classic/antique cars, Smith Funeral Home-Model A Ford-Bill Smith, Floats, Clowns, Howard Witty, WW II Jeep with 2014 Grand Marshal, Tim Gentry and the Tram with the Service Grand Marshals, Iraq Veterans, & Veterans of Cannon County., Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 613, Military Equipment, Tennessee Army National Guard, Rolling Thunder, Chapter 1-President Jay Barnes, Clark Rains and his Special 1948 John Deere Tractor, fire trucks with Fire Chief Bill, Emergency Medical Vehicles, Horses, Buggies, & Wagons, American Legion Post 279 Float, WWII Army Air Corps, Legionnaire of the Year for the State of Tennessee-For 2012 and 2013. Auxiliary Unit Member of the Year for 2013

State of Tennessee. Boys & Girls State Honorees/Teachers-2014.


*2014 Honorary Grand Marshals- Cannon County Veterans Serving in Afghanistan

* 2014 Grand Marshal: Art Petty, United States Marines

*Our Service Grand Marshals: Army-Andy Haines, Navy-Dale Bush, Air Force-Paul Curless, Coast Guard-Virgil Young, Marines-Joe Prince, POW/MIA-Louis Hillis, Concerned Citizen-Herb Alsup

Sunday, November 9, 2014

*Local Churches Recognize their Veterans