St. Tammany Voiture 224


Americanism - Lee Road School - 2011

40&8 Voiture Locale 224 and Robert H. Burns American Legion Post 16 visited Lee Road Junior High School on Thursday, December 8th, 2011. The purpose of this visit was to present the 3rd Grade class of Ms. Rachel Champaign with some pins in recognition of their dedication to Americanism. Present at the visit were the following: Halbon “Terry” Sharp - Louisiana State Vice Commander American Legion, Clint Lounsbury – Captain Post 16 Honor Guard, and Mike Peats- Chef de Gare Locale 224 of the 40&8. The parents and grandparents of the students were also present.

Vice Commander Sharp first gave a brief talk about the American Legion Pillar of Americanism. Chef de Gare Peats described the Americanism program within the 40&8. Vice Commander Sharp presented each classmate with a Louisiana State Commanders Pin from Mr. Larry Abshire. Chef de Gare Peats presented each classmate with an Americanism Pin from the 40&8.

After the presentation everyone had rolls and drinks for breakfast.

The 40&8 and the American Legion wish to express our appreciation for the efforts and dedication of the 3rd Grade class of Ms. Rachel Champaign in performing the United States Flag Detail for the Lee Road School.

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