Student Veterans Day at LCCC

According to Kevin Yarbrough, Adviser for the Student Veteran’s Association, the following events to honor both veterans and those serving in the armed forces will take place on Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11:
Activities will start off at 11 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony outside the front of the Administration Building.
At noon, in the Ludden Library, there will be a large printed flag with the blue field of stars and nothing but white line spaces. Workers will hand out red squares for people to write messages to a veteran or active duty member. Workers or the writers will then place those squares to represent the red line of the flag.
There will also be a slide show from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library of all the students, teachers and staff of the college who are veterans and will also include photos of active duty members.
Veterans Day was previously celebrated as Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I. The name was changed in 1954.

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Tec Morning Star Bio Before starting his writing career, Tecumapese Morning Star, Tec to his friends, is retire 20-year Navy veteran having served on various ships and stations. After serving in the Navy Morning Star became an elementary school librarian and teacher. After leaving the education field, he worked in the fast food industry, the hospitality industry and the retail industry. Morning Star is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. He has a diploma for writing for Children from the Stratford Career Institute and has a diploma in freelance writing from the Penn Foster Distant Learning Center. Morning Star has one son, and three grandchildren. In his free time Morning Star said he practices and teaches karate. He holds the rank of Soke, tenth degree black belt. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts and Sciences. He also holds a third and fourth degree ranks in two other Martial Arts styles. Morning Star recently competed in an international karate tournament in Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica and placed first in his age group in kata or forms competition. Morning Star also plays saxophone in a local community wind symphony. Morning Star said he also likes to travel. His favorite places to visit are Prague, Czech Republic and Costa Rica. Morning Star and his family are of Native American Shawnee decent and enrolled members of the Appalachian Shawnee Tribe.

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