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USS THRESHER (SSN 593) MEMORIALS

- TOWN of KITTERY, MAINE

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 Students from Horace Mitchell Elementary, Shapleigh Middle School and Traip Academy helped to plant trees on Nov 8th at Memorial Park under construction next to Town Hall to help create a more beautiful future, and also gained a new appreciation of the past — all intended to honor local veterans


Gathered here in front of the Thresher Monument menhir as School Committee Chairman Kenneth Lemont, a member of the Thresher Memorial Project Group, begins the ceremony.



Paul Leblanc of Kittery Point, Army veteran (Vietnam) and Rolling Thunder Patriot Motorcycle Club member, led the Pledge of Allegiance 

and reminded the students and others in attendance 

of the debt owed to those being honored.



Jan Santerre, Project Canopy coordinator for the

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, 

whose grant assistance provided some of the funds for the trees,

provides some tips and assistance.



Participating students included Aram Brewer, Maya Wheeler, Kendal Stuart, Isabelle Piche, Walter Rose, Johnjoe Reeve, Tegan Page, Sheyenne Nichols, Andrew Brayne and Mathew Major.  State representatives Roberta Beavers and Deane Rykerson attended, as did Superintendent of Schools Allyn Hutton and Mitchell Principal David Foster.


Jan Santerre, Project Canopy coordinator for the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, thanked the children afterward.