Clay High School holds Changing of the Guard ceremony

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

People throughout Michiana are took time to honor veterans Sunday and even those not yet old enough to join the military themselves are doing their part.

Members of the Clay High School Junior ROTC honor guard performed the Tomb of the Unknown Solider walk starting at sunrise.

Until 8 p.m. Sunday night, it will hold the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the top and bottom of the hour.

Students hope to honor not only surviving veterans but also servicemen and women who never made it home.

“Today means to honor the people who have fought for our nation and the freedom it gives,” said Cadet Colonel Adam Jurek, Senior at Clay High School. “It’s my way of giving back by honoring them in what way I can before I do as they did, join the military.”

High schoolers stopped in front of the monument at the Military Honors Park, Every time they changed the guard.


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