Rep. Bryant Presents New Flag to St. Mary’s School in Mt. Vernon

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 

Pledge of Allegiance upon the flag being raised.