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Texas Tech K-12 GEO Helps Host Veterans Day Event

Emily Gardner

November 4, 2015

The program is from 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Friday.


WHAT: Texas Tech University's K-12 Global Education Outreach (GEO) is working with Waters Elementary School to host the school's fifth annual Armed Forces Day event in honor of Veterans Day.

WHEN: 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6)

WHERE: Waters Elementary School, 3006 78th St.

EVENT: More than 700 students will participate in various activities throughout the day. The Vietnam Center and Archive, Lubbock Vet Center, Silent Wings Museum, Military and Veterans Programs at Texas Tech, American Red Cross of Lubbock, the Joe Foss Institute and representatives from the military branches will attend and help present the event to students. Parents and community members are invited to attend.

K-12 GEO is part of the Office of International Affairs, and its mission is to foster cultural awareness and encourage higher education through its programs, partnerships and outreach.

Kelley Coleman, director of K-12 International Education & Outreach, will be there at 7:30 a.m. to help direct media.

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CONTACT:  Kelley Coleman, director, K-12 International Education & Outreach, Office of International Affairs, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3667 or kelley.coleman@ttu.edu.