WKU celebrates Veterans and 100 years of the ROTC Program

Published: Nov. 9, 2018 at 5:31 PM CST
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Veteran's Day will officially be celebrated on Sunday, November 11, but a celebration took place at the Hill on Friday.

During the Annual Veteran's Day ceremony at WKU, a wreath was laid and a new memorial panel for the Guthrie Bell Tower was unveiled.

Several guest speakers took the podium including Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton who had a message for veterans.

"All the Veterans I thank you I know it sounds hollow you hear it every year, thank you, I think the way we can truly thank our Veterans by how we live our lives and so, my charge to all of you is to live your life as though freedom really matters because it does."

WKU also celebrated 100 years of the ROTC Program, following the ceremony at the ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Lieutenant Colonel Michael Kenney a 1964 graduate from WKU was inducted, he served in the Army.