West Seneca West High School alumnus Nicholas Jones will be the guest speaker at the school's 27th annual Veterans Day commemoration at 8 a.m. Nov. 9.
Jones, a 2007 graduate and special teams coordinator for the school's JV football team, was a Marine Corps sergeant, serving in Cuba, Haiti and Afghanistan.
Students will honor veterans through patriotic readings, artwork and music. This year’s theme is United by Our Flag. Relatives of students and staff who are currently or have served in the military are encouraged to attend.
The program will include the American Legion Color Guard; Post 8113 AMVETS; Post 735, American Legion; West Seneca Veterans; Unit 735, American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary; American Legion Riders; Navy Seabees; Niagara Frontier Marine Corps League; 82nd Airborne; Posts 2940, 8113 and 12097, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Gold Star Mothers and Armed Services recruiters for West Senior.