You may have seen a parade of Holley Elementary students and staff dressed in red, white and blue walking through the village on June 14. They were headed to the grounds of the former train depot to celebrate Flag Day for the 61styear. The Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Elementary Chorus sang patriotic songs, and the Concert Band played their tributes to the flag. The American Legion Honor Guard ended the ceremony with a gun salute.
Good Citizen Awards were handed out to students at all grade levels. The Catherine B. Press Award winners were Owen Schultz and Allison Merle. This award goes to the fifth grade boy and girl who demonstrate honesty, responsibility, respect and courage. Their names will be added to the plaque in the ES Foyer; both students received gift cards to Barnes & Noble.
The Elementary Student Council announced the results of their year-long fundraiser for Holley graduate Sierra Mendes. They presented her with a check for $2,834.50 to go towards a purchase of a running blade for her prosthetic leg.
The Flag Day program was a wonderful way for Holley Elementary to show their patriotic pride, which is something that this community holds near and dear to its heart.