SEVIERVILLE — Sevier County High School wants to honor all veterans and active duty personnel and invite them to their annual Veterans Day program.
“Smoky Salutes ... Be A Light” will be the theme for the schools 29th annual program. There will be three performances, the first at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, and the next two on Friday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Different departments from all over the school will help to put on this event including band, cheer, drama, dance and chorus. Students volunteer for this program as a way to say thanks to the men and women who have served and continue to serve.
“That’s where their heart is, that’s why they volunteer,” said assistant principal Tabatha Ogle.
The culinary department will also get to participate, as they will have reception for the veterans at 5 p.m. on Thursday and at 9 a.m. Friday.
Along with Sevier County High School, other schools across the county will also be having shows and performances to honor the veterans.
Northview Academy will be having a show on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. which will focus on songs written during war time, starting at the Civil War and moving through the years to 9/11.
Pigeon Forge High School will be having there performance on Friday, Nov. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in their school gym. They will also live stream it on the school’s YouTube channel which can be accessed through the school’s website.
That program will be followed by Seymour High School on Nov. 9, who will be holding their show at Seymour First Baptist Church at 6 p.m. On Nov. 10, Gatlinburg-Pittman High School will be having two performances at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.