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Central National Honor Society Honors Area Veterans with Breakfast

On November 9th, 2017 the Central Raider National Honor Society hosted the 2nd annual Veterans Day Breakfast at the high school in Burden, Ks. The following veterans from our local communities and the Kansas Veterans Home were able to attend: Larry G. Simmons - U.S. Navy - E4 Interior Commercial Tech. USS Hissem DER-400; Support for swift boats in Mekong Delta, station ship in Hong Kong, patrolled South China Sea protecting Taiwan. Ted Williamson - U.S. Navy. Clint Williard - U.S. Army E4/Spec. Bill Young - U.S. Air Force - E-7 Aircraft Maintenance - Fighters. Norm Young - U.S. Air Force - E-5 Aircraft Maintenance - Fighters. Warren Hahn - U.S. Army - Private First Class. W. Dennis King - U.S. Navy - Boiler Tech. Stanley Williams - U.S. Army - E4/Spec. Lawrence Howell - U.S. Army - E4. Elizabeth Asbury - U.S. Army - E4. Doug Jayne - U.S. Navy. Wayne Brungardt - U.S. Navy. Winston Ash - U.S. Navy. Kafer Peele - Sergeant U.S. Army - E5. Kevin Redden - Master Sergeant U.S. Air Force - E7. Jeffrey Heard - Sergeant U.S. Air Force - E4. Murray Mullis - U.S. Navy - E9. Clint Forrest - Sergeant U.S. Army - E5. Lowell Smith - AT Airman First Class. Georgana Lawson - Air Force - Airman First Class. Larry Womacks - U.S. Army (Korea). Irvin Parsons - U.S. National Guard, Army Vietnam Veteran.


The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. “This service opportunity is a wonderful way for our members to put into action the standards for which our organization holds the highest. The NHS members enjoyed time spent in conversation with the veterans and look forward to continuing this tradition each year in November.” said sponsor, Jillian Henning. NHS Members present were Kenzee Biddle, Torie Thiel, Cory Goad, Haylee Krueger, and Whitley Liebau. The Central Family and Consumer Science classes, taught by Marian Hedges prepared the meal and students, Ricki Hilario and Mackenzie Rosenborger helped serve at the event.


At Central, we are grateful for those who have served our country and would like to further honor all local veterans on January 9th, 2018, during halftime of the varsity basketball games. Please mark your calendar, we hope to see you there!