Preeceville School holds Remembrance Day service

Students, staff and invited guests assembled for the Preeceville School's Remembrance Day service on November 8.

"The annual service pays tribute to soldiers who fought for our freedom," said Emerson Strykowski and Maicey Scheller, co-emcees.

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Strykowski and Scheller gave the opening remarks prior to the presentation of the Colour Party by 606 Harvard Air Cadet squadron. The duo also recited the Act of Remembrance and Commitment to Remember.

Jerry Lisitza played The Last Post followed by two minutes of silence and Reveille.

The SRC members performed a candle-lighting ceremony in which each student had his or her candle lit as the flame was passed from student to student.

Almina Kovcic laid a wreath on behalf of the cadets. Leslea Hanson, vice-principal laid a wreath on behalf of the school and Larry Larrivee laid a wreath on behalf of the Legion. Camron Nelson laid a wreath on behalf of the SRC.

Strykowski and Scheller concluded with closing remarks followed by O Canada and God Save the Queen.

The cadets escorted the Colour Party out of the gym at the end of the service.