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September 21, 2018

Fairley Elementary School ceremony honors veterans, including former teacher


Students, faculty and staff at Fairley Elementary School showed their appreciation for armed servicemen and women during a recent assembly.

Pictured are the armed service-themed books donated to the Fairley Elementary School library in memory of former teacher and veteran Carol Grant, who passed away in September.

Pictured are the armed service-themed books donated to the Fairley Elementary School library in memory of former teacher and veteran Carol Grant, who passed away in September.

The patriotic event included a color guard, several local veterans (who were listed and recognized), a tribute to a former teacher and a song performed by the students.

According to school psychologist Geri Seward, one of the most moving parts of the ceremony was when retired teachers Pam Burlingame, Nancy Labbe and MaryLee O’Brien presented the school with several books in memory of a retired teacher and veteran, Carol Grant, who died in September.

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