Former Sacred Heart student, veteran visits the school

Sacred Heart School honored Veterans Day on Nov. 9. Former Sacred Heart student Charlie Cigrand spoke to the kids about his tour in Afghanistan and the community service projects he was a part of. (Photo submitted)
Staff report

     In honor of Veterans Day (Nov. 11), Sacred Heart Catholic School recognized veterans at the Children’s Liturgy on Thursday, Nov. 8. Students in grades K-6 submitted the names of family and friends who served in the United States military. Several of those veterans were in attendance, and were given a blessing.

     Then on Friday, Nov. 9, Sacred Heart students took part in an assembly, with former Sacred Heart student Charlie Cigrand speaking. Cigrand served in the United States Army, 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan for 16 months.

     Cigrand showed the students and staff photos of his time in Afghanistan. He also spoke about his military operations and the goodwill projects his division did with the people in Afghanistan, like building a school for girls and distributing clothing.



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