Columbus High School Art Department installing exhibit honoring military

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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Columbus High School Art Department in collaboration with JROTC have presented their exhibit, “Resilience,” to honor military families for Veterans Day.

Together, the JROTC students along with the Art Department unveiled an art installation to the public that honors all military families just in time for Veterans Day.

The event organizers say they couldn’t think of a more hopeful and commemorative way to celebrate resilience among our military, especially in light of this past year.

“The cadets planned everything. They were the keynote speakers as you heart today worked with our art department who put together 300 poppies that they glazed, put together and laid out in front of the school today,” said Lieutenant Colonel Retired Roy Bolar.

The JROTC students are inviting all military families to come take a picture with the poppies.

The ceremony began Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. on the front steps of Columbus High.

The grounds of the school will be adorned with art that students created, and can be viewed anytime between Nov. 10-12.

The school is located on 1700 Cherokee Avenue.

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