Middle school holds Veteran’s Day ceremony, honors Coast Guard in Tampa, Fla.

Southeastern Coast Guard NewsTAMPA, Fla. — Faculty and students from Nancy Bartels Middle School, honored crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Joshua Appleby during their Veteran’s Day ceremony, Friday.

The ceremony was called “A Red White and Blue salute to our Veterans,” and each crewmember of the Appleby received a certificate from the students and faculty in honor of their service.

“This is important for the kids to understand and know who the veterans of this nation are,” said Erin Heilman, a 6th grade social studies teacher at the school. “It is important to honor them for their service to our county.”

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