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Veterans Day Program at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point

St Mary Catholic Community School held its annual Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 11th. Local veterans were welcomed to the school by flag waving preschoolers, before being led by a procession of Girl and Boy Scouts into the gym. As the first veterans entered the gym, they were met with a roaring standing ovation.

The students lifted their voices in song to sing each of the five branches of the military’s song to recognize the veterans as a part of their respective branch. The keynote address was given by Air Force Veteran, Dr. Nicholas Berns.

Dr. Berns delivered a captivating speech and slideshow about his years of service to his country and his local community.

Jr. Preschooler Quinn Macak and Preschooler Charlotte Macak with great-grandfather, Phillip Buck, prior to the start of the program held in the gym.

Veterans enjoy this annual program always held on the Friday after Spaghetti Supper at St. Mary’s.

Mrs. Rebecca Berns, Jessica Berns, Audrey Berns, and Dr. Nick Berns.

St. Mary’s Scouts presented The Colors at the school’s Veterans Day Program

Dr. Nicholas Berns gave the keynote address.

St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point offers grade levels Junior Pre-Kindergarten (for three-year-olds) through grade eight. St. Mary’s faculty teaches a rich curriculum supported by cutting-edge technology. Faith, Academic Excellence, Life Lessons, and Compassion are the pillars of the school. To learn more about St. Mary’s School or schedule a tour, visit


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