Kishwaukee College to host Veterans Day ceremony

Posted 11/2/21

Kishwaukee College will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, on campus in the student center.

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Kishwaukee College to host Veterans Day ceremony

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MALTA — Kishwaukee College will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, on campus in the student center. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be provided for all guests during and after the ceremony.

Highlights of the event include a welcome by Dr. Laurie Borowicz, president of Kishwaukee College; the national anthem, performed by Kish student Sarah Kanas; remarks shared by local veteran Anthony Schumaker; and a reading by John Gruben, current Kish Adjunct Professor, from a passage written for Veterans Day in 1984 by former Kish Professor Larry Johansen.

Visitors on campus will need to sign in at door six and wear a mask. Guests should enter through door six, the student center entrance and proceed to Kish Cafe. The event will also be recorded and live-streamed on Kish’s social media platforms.

The Veterans Day ceremony is sponsored by the Kishwaukee College Veterans Advocacy Committee.

For a complete program listing and more information on veteran resources at Kish, visit www.kish.edu/veterans.