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Students at W.W. Stewart Elementary in Basile receive American flags from the VFW Post 8971. Some students are with their principal, Danielle Young.

VFW Post 8971 presents new flag to W.W. Stewart

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8971 donated an American flag to the W.W. Stewart Elementary School in Basile. The flag will be displayed in the school’s new gym for the students’ Pledge of Allegiance that they recite every morning at the start of the day. The students also sing the National Anthem after their pledge. Representing the VFW Post 8971, are, from left, Mow Matte, Gene Olivier, Robert Finch, Mary Finch, Donald Estillette, Brenda Macri, Bernita Briscoe, Terry Matte, Thuy Reber, Lort Veillon, Al Wilson, Bobby Latiolais, Carroll Ortego, Don Reber, VFW commander, Roger Veillon, Danielle Young, principal; and Tracy Pitre, assistant principal. (Submitted photos)

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