Avondale West Elementary School students got an early start to veterans day. The Topeka High ROTC performed a rifle tossing drill at a program Monday morning.
After the display students continued the ceremony with Veterans Day readings and songs. Violin teacher Michiko Snell is a Kansas Air National Guard Veteran. Two of her students played their instruments during the ceremony.
Snell said teaching students about veterans helps them learn about and remember the nation's history.