Veterans Day Assembly in Turner

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Vietnam veteran Ron Hiscock of Turner helps raise the American and Maine flags Thursday to begin the Veterans Day Assembly at Tripp Middle School in Turner. Students invited veterans to an assembly and roundtable discussions. Social studies teacher Renee Davis has organized the event for the past eight years. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Vietnam veterans Ron Hiscock, left, and Gary Brooks, both of Turner, look through Hiscock’s collection of photographs he took while serving in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Hiscock and Brooks were guests Thursday at the Veterans Day Assembly at Tripp Middle School in Turner. Students invited veterans to an assembly and a roundtable discussion. Social studies teacher Renee Davis has organized the event for the past eight years. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

English teacher Cynthia Veilleux holds a collection of letters that her students wrote and gave to veterans Thursday during the Veterans Day Assembly at Tripp Middle School in Turner. Veilleux’s late father, Harry Rogers, is a World War II veteran. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Seventh-grader Alexis Barkman salutes the American flag Thursday during the Veterans Day Assembly at Tripp Middle School in Turner. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

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