On Friday, students at Blake Middle School attended a Veterans Day assembly that honored Vietnam veterans.
The Thomas A. Blake Middle School kicked off the Veterans Day weekend by holding an assembly honoring all veterans on Friday morning at which they also recognized the Vietnam veterans who attended Medfield High School during that time.The current middle school was the town's high school during the Vietnam War. The new high school opened in 2005.A small number of Vietnam veterans whose names appear on this new plaque were in attendance as well as some of Medfield's World War II and Korean veterans.The ceremony was hosted by Blake Middle School Principal Nat Vaughn and other members of the Vietnam Veterans Plaque Committee including Robert Maguire, Superintendent of Schools; Richard DeSorgher, Town Historian; Ron Griffin, Veteran Services …
The Medfield Veterans’ Plaque Committee has begun planning to erect a plaque honoring Vietnam War Veterans at Blake Middle School.
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Friday, June 15, 2012
Members of the Medfield Veterans' Plaque Committee are hard at work planning and fundraising to bring a third veterans' plaque to a Medfield School. In the fall of 2010, The Medfield Veterans' Plaque Committee, made up of local townspeople, began planning a series of veteran memorial plaques at Medfield schools. The program was developed to both honor hometown veterans and to foster a sense of pride and connection between students then and students now. The first task was completed last Memorial Day when Medfield held a moving celebration honoring its hometown WWII veterans who attended Hannah Adams Pfaff High School (HAPHS), now the Dale Street School. Subsequently on Veterans Day 2011, a second plaque was dedicated to honor Korean War …