ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- It was a day of patriotism in the Rockford School District on Friday as students honored our nations veterans.
West Middle School held its 2nd Annual Veterans Day Celebration. West graduate Chief Master Sergeant Alvin Blake shared his stories of service.
The event was complete with color guard and even the Rockford IceHogs stopped by to salute our service men and woman.
The celebrations continue at Nashold Elementary School. Students were able to honor each branch of the military with poems and songs. Local veterans also were on hand to talk with 5th graders about their experiences of fighting for our country.