THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Students and faculty of the Emmetsburg Catholic School gathered at the flagpole for the traditional raising of the Flags. Members of the Emmetsburg VFW assisted with this yearly event on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 23. VFW members attending (left to right) Larry Kleigl, Bob Young, and Jack Kibbie, while at the flagpole (left to right) Commander Terry Chamberlain salutes as Chuck Roberts raises the flag. The entire group said the Pledge of Allegiance before the event ended. VFW members then went over flag folding and flag etiquette with the older students.
--Anesa McGregor, Photo