As a tribute to those who lost their lives and to acknowledge the 22nd Anniversary of 9-11, Four County Career Center students from the Fire & Rescue and Law Enforcement & Security Tactics classes along with instructors Tonya Fisher and Kevin Thomas, held a Remembrance Ceremony in honor of “Patriot Day.”
During the ceremony, the National Anthem was sung by Danielle Feasby, Firefighter Paramedic and Advisory Board Member.
Members of the Color Guard included Law Enforcement & Security Tactics students Alayna Perez (Archbold); Aiden Colburn (Patrick Henry); Jenae Kinsman (Archbold); and Fire & Rescue students Audrey Honeck (Patrick Henry); Chevelle Johnson (Wauseon).
Color Guard Law Enforcement & Security Tactics students lowered the flag to half-mast in respect for the day.
Following a moment of silence in respect for those who have sacrificed so that we may be safe, Taps was played by Ellie Cichocki from Napoleon.
Also present during the ceremony were representatives from Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Archbold Police Department, Fayette Police Department, Wauseon Police Department, Pioneer Police Department, Deshler Police Department, Stryker Police Department, Hicksville Police Department, Defiance Police Department, Archbold Fire & Rescue, Ridgeville Corners Fire & Rescue, Wauseon Fire & Rescue, Napoleon Fire & Rescue, Bryan Fire & Rescue, Henry County Southern Ambulance District, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol Defiance Post.
After the Remembrance Ceremony, these representatives talked with students and spoke about how 9-11 impacted them personally and the public safety agencies they represented. Always Remember–Don’t Ever Forget—09-11-01.