ST. CLOUD - The St. Cloud State University Student Veterans Organization held a ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the September 11th attacks.

The ceremony was held in front of the Administrative Services building. The American flag was raised then lowered to be flown at half-staff.

The National Anthem was played and a short speech was also given afterwards.

The city of St. Cloud and Rice will also be holding memorial services for September 11th.

St. Cloud will have its “A Day to Remember” service at 4:30 p.m. The event will be held outdoors at the St. Cloud Police Station, at 101 11th Avenue North. Area leaders, police and fire departments and area veterans will take part in the program.

The Rice American Legion will also host a memorial remembrance at 7:00 p.m. The service will be held at the Rice Memorial Monument across from the Old Creamery Cafe. The program will include local clergy, the police department and local veterans.

 

September 11th Ceremony at St. Cloud State University. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)