Members of the Dr. Phillips High School Air Force JROTC honored the anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony Sept. 11 outside of the school’s South Campus.
The event included a flag-raising ceremony and the playing of the national anthem and taps by the high school’s marching band. Dr. Phillips student Mia Norton performed “God Bless America.”
The featured speaker was retired U.S. Army 1st. Lt. Dana Gowen, a Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient.
Guests also included members of the Orlando Police Department and local veterans.