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Veterans Day Ceremonies to be held at SCC Centers

Several Somerset Community College centers are hosting tributes to our Veterans this week. Please see below for a list of activities. All events are free and open to the public.

Clinton: The Somerset Community College Clinton Center will host a special tribute to all Veterans on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 1 to 2 p.m.

The event will feature a guest speaker from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post as well as readings by students and staff. Activities will be held in either the front parking area or the Learning Center, depending on weather.

Laurel: The Somerset Community College Laurel Campus will host a Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The program will take place around the flag pole at building three and will consist of words of appreciation and a balloon release in honor of all service men and women.

McCreary: The Somerset Community College McCreary Center will host a special tribute to all Veterans on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 11 a.m.

The event will be led by the McCreary Central High School ROTC as they present a special tribute to the soldiers. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

Somerset: Somerset Community College will host a special tribute to all Veterans on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Citizens National Bank Community Room of the Harold Rogers Student Commons located on the SCC Somerset Campus.

The event will feature the American Legion Post 38 presenting the colors and James Taylor, SCCs political science faculty member, as the guest speaker.



For most Kentuckians, higher education begins at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Somerset Community College, with campuses in Somerset and London, and centers in Clinton, McCreary, Casey and Russell Counties, is one of 16 KCTCS colleges on 68 campuses and more than 100,000 students. KCTCS is a critical component to transforming the states economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high growth, high wage careers. For more information, visit somerset.kctcs.edu.