Wilson Elementary holds annual program to honor veterans

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Students at Wilson Elementary in Rapid City honored those who have served in the armed forces.

Standing room only Wednesday at Wilson as the school hosted its annual Veterans Day program.

The ceremony got underway with a Posting of Colors by the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.

The audience was then treated to patriotic music performed by the students, under the direction of music teacher Laura Schmidt.

Some students also presented brief bits of American history and customs, especially those of the armed forces.

Air Force Bugler, Major Haley Armstrong, performed “Reveille” and “Taps.”

This is the fourth year Wilson has hosted its Veterans Day program.

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