Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Roland F. Smith issued a certificate of appreciation to Bangor High School in its Band and JROTC Programs for over 20 years of support of American Veterans. BHS JROTC Cadet Corps, the oldest high school corps in the nation, coordinates the annual City of Bangor Veterans’ Day Parade. The BHS Band performs at numerous events each year, including the Veterans’ Day Parade and the Pearl Harbor Day remembrance.
Principal Paul Butler, Lt. Colonel Kevin Harris, and Band Director Mr. Scott Burditt attended the late-January ceremony, receiving the certificates from Commander Smith, who also expressed appreciation on behalf of the VFW national command.