|An honour guard stands his post in front of local school children during Mac’s Remembrance Day Ceremony. |
Photo: Neale McDevitt
1,000 people pay their respects at Mac Remembrance Day Ceremony
by Neale McDevitt
If seen from above, Thursday’s Remembrance Day Ceremony at Macdonald Campus would seem entirely holistic. At the centre, Mac’s permanent War Memorial, ringed by some 1,000 people made up of war veterans; local elementary and high school students; students, staff and faculty of Mac campus and John Abbott College, and residents of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Finally, this tightly knit group of people was encircled by a ring of oak tress planted in 1931 by Macdonald College to honour members of its community who had been killed in World War I. A community comes together to celebrate their heroes. [full article...]
MHSAA is proud to once again be involved in the combined Remembrance Day Ceremony on the Macdonald Campus. Further in 2014 we will offer sponsorship for this important event.