Paying tribute – November 14 public dedication scheduled
Posted Friday, November 9, 2012
Loveland High School (LHS) senior Lauren Crall was in kindergarten when she took her first steps in the Girl Scouts – a path she knew she would follow.
“My mom and my grandmother were both in Girl Scouts, so I always knew I would be too,” explained Crall.
Thirteen years later, Crall is not only active in Troop 47555, she is about to complete her Girl Scout Gold Award project – a project that will be on display for the entire school to see.
“LHS has a long tradition of honoring our veterans, but Lauren is taking it to a whole new level,” said Chris Kloesz, LHS principal. “She approached me with her idea early on, and I watched her work tirelessly to complete it; we are all so excited to see the project come to fruition.”
The project is a permanent display honoring veterans – a mounted video screen housed in the LHS main lobby that will show rotating images of LHS alumni who have served in the military.
“I’m hoping kids will become aware of what our alumni went on to accomplish,” said Crall. “This project will help them be more aware of the world around them.”
LHS is hosting a dedication ceremony for the Loveland High School Veterans Display 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.
“My hope is that as the word spreads, more and more people will contact us to let us know about alumni who have served from decades past,” said Kloesz. “We are so proud of the students who graduated LHS and went on to serve our country; those veterans deserve this recognition.”