Archbishop Chapelle High School honored all veterans with a Veterans Day program Nov. 11. The guest speaker was LaKicha Ellzey, a hospital corpsman second class with the Navy, who discussed taking pride in wearing uniforms for your country and for your school. Also on hand was 1st Sgt. Nicholas Compagno, U.S. Army, who is director of the Rummel-Chapelle Band.
During the program, the Rummel-Chapelle Band and Chapelle Choir performed patriotic songs including “March on America,” “America the Beautiful,” “United We Stand,” “God Bless America” and “Armed Forces on Parade,” the official songs of the branches of the United States military.
Among those who contributed to the success of the program were Chapelle Principal John Serio, Rummel-Chapelle band directors Compagno and Christian Bautista, Chapelle chorale director Trish Foti, and Chapelle social studies department Chairwoman Lisa Reames.