Mt. Vernon….State Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) presented St. Mary’s Elementary School in Mt. Vernon with a new United States Flag on Friday. The flag had previously been flown over the State Capitol building in Springfield. The request for the new flag was made by school officials.
|School officials raise the flag.|
|Rep. Bryant shakes hands with
St. Mary’s students.
|Rep. Bryant joins students for the Pledge of Allegiance.|
Rep. Bryant made a short presentation on the history of the flag and answered questions from students before the flag raising ceremony. Rep. Bryant and the students also recited the