AVON PARK, Fla. – Nov. 1, 2016 – South Florida State College will host a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony to honor the men and women who served their county in war and peace. The ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m., Nov. 11, at the flagpoles on the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park.

The public is invited to join SFSC students, staff, faculty, and administrators for this annual ceremony.

Dr. Cary Pigman, a member of the Florida House of Representatives, will deliver the keynote speech. Rep. Pigman, an emergency room physician at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, served in the U.S. Army and the Navy.

Adam Martin, an SFSC business instructor and U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq, will deliver a musical tribute.

The Sebring Police Department color guard will present the American flag. After the ceremony, the Knights of Columbus Color Corps will lead a Remembrance Walk through a portion of the SFSC Highlands Campus.

Visitors will find the flagpoles adjacent to the circular driveway on the west side of the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts, accessible through Entrance 3 on College Drive.

For information, contact Kris Juve at juvek@southflorida.edu or 863-784-7189.