Students honour veterans by taking care of graves

The three of us wrote a letter to the town council in November of last year asking if we could honor the veterans.

Dear Editor,

The three of us wrote a letter to the town council in November of last year asking if we could honor the veterans by taking care of their graves. We thought that by placing poppies and taking extra care of the graves in the Rimbey area we would honour the veterans.

We were elated when we received a reply back from the town a few months later stating that the town council wanted us to present our idea at their council meeting. We started work on our presentation right away. It was very exciting! On meeting night we were shaking really badly. We were asked to stand and present our speech. We were nervous and as slowly as possible, we raced through our speech.

When we were done we were met with smiles and agreement. Everyone liked the idea! We sighed with relief…. We did it!

It was a really nerve-wracking experience, but we really are glad we had this opportunity to honour our veterans. We are glad to be part of this community where honoring veterans is possible.

Jenaya Roseboom, Emily Dennis and Amaris Weening


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