On November 4, 2014, Writers Incorporated and the Thunderbolt Regimen of JROTC hosted the annual Tribute to Veterans program in the VHS Media Center. Parents, teachers, administration, and students gathered to honor America's military both past and present in poetry and prose. JROTC Cadet Colonel Amber Williams shared the history of Veterans Day with the audience. VHS freshman Jeremy Cowart and Writers, Inc. Alumni Michael Jeffers presented stirring selections of prose. The following Writers Incorporated members shared their original poems recognizing the service and sacrifice of veterans:
Mashaia Phillips - VETERANS!
Luckia Howard - "To Be a Soldier"
Ashley Wilson - "The Keys That Unlocked Our Freedom"
Michaela Thompson - "Veteran's Sacrifice"
On Tuesday, November 11th, Writers Incorporated will display its complete collection of poetry and prose honoring veterans throughout the school building.