Valley View High School Veterans Day Presentation on November 9, 2016

Valley View High School invited Veterans to join them on November 9, 2016 for a lunch and presentation of “The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli.”   Veterans were treated to a lunch provide by the Valley View Gourmet Foods students under the direction of Mr. Pete Kolankoski.  After lunch the veterans along with the high school students and faculty attended a presentation “The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli” by Tom Flannery.  Members of the Valley View History Club under the direction of Nicole Zeiss, designed t-shirt in honor of Veterans Day with V.V. supports our flag, our Veterans, and our nation on the front of the shirt and the iconic image of the flag raising at Iwo Jima on the back.   All proceeds from the shirt sale will go to local veterans organizations.

Pictured left to right 1st row; Steve Grassetti, SGT; Dan Lucas, SGT; Norman Wasnick, CMSGT;

2nd row left to right; Dan Lafinski, SGT; Steve Jackowitz, SGT; and Gene Scaglotti, SGT.

3rd row left to right; Tony Cardell, CW04; John Ladue, CWO; and Peter Puhalla, Airman 2nd class

4th row left to right; Joe Quinn, VT2; Tom McKeen, SO4; Carl Goldyn, SGT.

Last row left to right; Victor Bolcavage, 1st SGT; Joe Joyce, USAF SRA; Pete Krenitsky, COL; Jim Lemoncelli, Major; and James Shimo, Chief.


Cheryl Aniska
Valley View High School
Public Relations/ Health and Physical Education Dept.
1 Columbus Drive
Archbald, PA 18403
570-876-4110 ext. 125