Lincoln Land pays tribute to veterans with 22nd annual ceremony
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) honored veterans Friday at their 22nd annual Veterans Day Ceremony.
The ceremony paid special tribute to faculty and students who have served in the military.
Event organizers said there are over 200 student veterans that attend the college.
“So this upcoming Veterans Day I would personally appreciate if most people they see a veteran or an active duty military personnel that they thank them, not only for the sacrifices they've made but for the sacrifices that they will continue to make,” military veteran and LLCC student Nathaniel Robert Mayfield said.
Veteran Nathaniel Mayfield gave a speech at Friday’s ceremony and spoke about what life is like for a soldier, and the experiences that made him into the person he is today.