Over 1,300 Mercer County School District students and 100-plus Mercer County area veterans packed the Mercer County High School gym for a special Veterans Day program today. The keynote speaker was Steve Speaker—a Westmer grad, the Mercer County head wrestling coach and a veteran.
Among the other speakers today—senior Ben Hess. He has enlisted in the Marine Corp.
Students from Apollo, New Boston Elementary, Mercer County Intermediate and Mercer County Jr. High joined Mercer County High School students in the high school gym for the special assembly that lasted around 45-minutes this morning.