LSC-Tomball to Host Veterans Day Celebration on November 9

Published on: October 25, 2010

LSC-Tomball will host its second annual Veterans Day Celebration on Tuesday, November 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the Commons of the Student Center. The public is invited to this commemorative event, especially veterans and family members of deceased veterans.

LSC-Tomball President Dr. Susan Karr said, “It is important to honor the brave men and women who have answered the call of duty and protected our freedoms. We owe these heroes from every generation a debt of gratitude that can never be fully repaid.”

The brief program will include the Presentation of Colors by the Tomball High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) followed by the Presentation of the Wreath and Moment of Silence by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2427. Military medals, such as the Congressional Medal of Honor and Purple Heart, will also be displayed in the Commons. After the ceremony, guests can enjoy refreshments and listen to a vocal performance titled, “I Remember You” by Texas country artist Cindy Nash.  

LSC-Tomball is located at 30555 Tomball Pkwy., where State Highway 249 and Zion Road intersect. The Student Center lies in the middle of the campus. For more information on the Veterans Day Celebration, call (281) 357-3787 or 357-3795.

Pictured at right: Don Price with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2427 recites “That Ragged Old Flag” at the inaugural Veterans Day Celebration.

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With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010 and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges: LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball; six centers; LSC-University Park; LSC-University Center at Montgomery; LSC-University Center at University Park; Lone Star Corporate College; and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.