Martin Road hosts annual Veterans Day Parade

Martin Road hosts annual Veterans Day Parade
Posted on 11/15/2019
Students holding bannerOn Friday, Nov. 8, Martin Road Elementary School hosted its second annual Veterans Day Parade.

The parade began with Assistant Principal Matteo Anello and band teacher Russ Carere playing, "When the Saints go Marching In." They were followed by the Maritime Charter School Drill Team, students marching with the Hometown Hero banners, the veterans and bagpipes.

As the veterans marched through the halls, they were greeted by nearly 600 students cheering, clapping and saluting.

Martin Road Elementary School continues to thank all of our area veterans for their service to our country.

Officials with flags
Above: Lackawanna City Mayor Geoff Szymanski, Superintendent of Schools Keith Lewis and Martin Road Principal Fred Hahn.

Mayor giving thumbs up
Above: Lackawanna City Mayor and Navy veteran Geoff Szymanski.

People smiling at camera
Above: Mrs. Holdaway and her father Donald Holdaway.

People walking in parade
Above: Mrs. Muldoon and her father David Krypel.

Men in uniform walking in parade
Above: The Maritime Drill Team.

Students holding banner
Above: Students carrying one of the Hometown Hero banners.

People playing instruments
Above: Mr. Carere and Mr. Anello leading the parade playing "When the Saints go Marching In."

Veterans around table
Above: Veterans from the VFW Post.

Student speaking at podium
Above: One of the winners of the writing contest, Emma Porter.
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