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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity County to Host First High School Military Recognition Ceremony

WHAT:

The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Office of Veterans Affairs will recognize and honor those High School Seniors who have elected to enter in the US Military upon graduation.   The breakfast ceremony will include an address to the seniors by Michael Tier, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army.  Many parents, guidance counselors and recruiters will be in attendance as the Freeholders thanks the students for making the decision to serve the US Armed Forces.

WHEN:

Friday, June 3, 9:00 am (program will last 1 hour)

WHERE:

Gloucester County Institute of Technology, Cafeteria (use main entrance), 1340 Tanyard Road, Sewell

WHO:

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger
Freeholder Deputy Director Warren S. Wallace, Ed. D.
Freeholder Giuseppe (Joe) Chila, Liaison
Michael Tier, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army
Semper Fidelis Detachment of the Marine Corps League
Deacon Willis H. Gray, Jr, St. Matthews Baptist Church, Williamstown, Sergeant, USMC, Vietnam Veteran

Honored Students:    
Justin Tisdale, Kingsway Regional High School, US Army
Paul Vandergrift, Delsea Regional High School, NJ National Guard
David Galloway, Gateway Regional High School, US Marine Corps
Aaron Gilman, Gateway Regional High School, US Marine Corps
Brandon Ramsaran, Washington Township High School, US Marine Corps
Jacob Smith, Gloucester County Institute of Technology, US Marine Corps
Michael Hayes, Deptford High School, US Naval Academy
Kierston Johnson, Washington Township High School, US Navy
William Little, Delsea Regional High School, US Navy
Kyle Maher, West Deptford High School, US Navy
Ashby Noel, Clayton High School, US Navy
Paul Petty, West Deptford High School, US Navy
Branden Pellek, Clearview Regional High School, US Navy
Zach Myers, Delsea Regional High School, US Air Force
Mark Harmon*

*additions still may be forthcoming