Finishing touches are being put on the program for West Bend’s upcoming Memorial Day Parade.
The student speakers this year are all freshmen forensic students from West Bend East High School.
The Preamble will be presented by Emily Frederick, the Gettysburg Address will be read by Justin Scherzer and the poem In Flanders Field will be read by Abby Godejohn.
The Memorial Day Parade steps off from S. Main and Oak Street at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 30.
The parade will head north on Main Street, west on Hickory Street, south on Sixth Avenue and wrap up at Poplar Street.
A Memorial Day program will be held in the old Courthouse Square beginning at 11 a.m.
Liz Kryst of West Bend, mother of Captain Kevin Kryst, will be the guest speaker.
You can read the full article here about Kryst and her presentation on being a parent on Memorial Day.
Photos courtesy Liz Kryst.