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STUDENTS SUPPORT OLD GLORY
June 11, 2015
MARION COUNTY

Twenty-nine winning essays from three local elementary schools provide the inspiration for a special Flag Day ceremony this Sunday, June 14, at the Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala. Start time is 3PM.

An essay contest, co-sponsored by Marion County Public Schools and Marion County veterans’ organizations, offered fourth and fifth graders the opportunity to tell the community “What the Flag Means to ME!”

Winning essays come from Harbour View Elementary, Madison Street Academy, and Romeo Elementary schools. Each of these student writers will be recognized at Sunday’s event and receive a certificate and special award:

  • Megan Allard
  • Alexis Ashley
  • Dillon Barton
  • Gladianis Bonilla
  • Gadiel Cortes
  • Zosia Czigany
  • Coralei Deriso
  • Karan Doshi
  • Paige Farouq
  • Muriel Folk
  • Megan Griggs
  • Levi Henderson
  • Daisy Jones
  • Emma Joyner
  • Kaylee McCord
  • Benjamin Milbrandt
  • Aubrey Ochoa
  • Miranda Oliver
  • Jasmine Olivera
  • Chandni Patel
  • Erin Pumphrey
  • Mikayla Register
  • Cynthia Saldano
  • Shelby Sands
  • Chloe Smith
  • Lucas Smith
  • Gemarioun Starks
  • Morgan Vanderlaan
  • Kelci Walther

    A flag retirement ceremony will also be conducted by Marine Corps League Detachment 061.

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     Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC
     Public Relations and
     Communication Officer
     Kerry Burke, Assistant


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     Voice 352-671-7555
     Fax 352-671-7735
     FRS 800-955-8770
     TTY 800-955-8771
     Public.Relations@marion.k12.fl.us


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