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Hayfield awarded Purple Star for service to military-connected families

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Hayfield awarded Purple Star for service to military-connected families

S2S students receive the Purple Star award from Dorothy McAuliffe.

S2S students receive the Purple Star award from Dorothy McAuliffe.

Maggie Markon

S2S students receive the Purple Star award from Dorothy McAuliffe.

Maggie Markon

Maggie Markon

S2S students receive the Purple Star award from Dorothy McAuliffe.

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Purple star balloons and a cake with purple icing decorated the middle school lecture hall as soldiers, veterans and their families gathered to celebrate their service at an event sponsored by Student-to-Student (S2S) on Monday, Nov. 12.

Distinguished soldiers COL Warren C. Lamont, Ret. and COL Michael Greenberg, current Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander, spoke to the crowd about their experiences in the service, reflecting on the Vietnam War and education at the United States Military Academy (West Point), respectively.

In addition to the personal anecdotes and stories shared by veterans, former first lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe presented S2S and sponsor Meredith Ayala with the 2018 Virginia Purple Star Designation, which is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated major commitment to students and families in the military. Hayfield is the only high school in Fairfax County to receive this designation and one of 59 schools in the state of Virginia.

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  1. Emma Andreas on November 16th, 2018 10:42 pm

    Congrats to S2S hawks! S2S, keep up the amazing work!

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