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Winter Springs High School Army ROTC students conducted several flag ceremonies during the event.

Memorial Day 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Winter Springs High School Army ROTC students conducted several flag ceremonies during the event.

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Winter Springs High School student Vanessa Velazquez led the showing of America’s colors.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Winter Springs High School student Vanessa Velazquez led the showing of America’s colors.

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Winter Springs High School Army ROTC students were all in uniform, representing each branch of the U.S. military.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Winter Springs High School Army ROTC students were all in uniform, representing each branch of the U.S. military.

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Winter Springs High School student Anastasia Gay held the American flag taut during the National Anthem.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Winter Springs High School student Anastasia Gay held the American flag taut during the National Anthem.

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Winter Springs High School student Leah Cook wore the U.S. Navy uniform during the service.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Winter Springs High School student Leah Cook wore the U.S. Navy uniform during the service.

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Chaplin Azariah Robinson of the U.S. Navy said a prayer before the service.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Chaplin Azariah Robinson of the U.S. Navy said a prayer before the service.

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Emcee Bud Hedinger kept the event moving along smoothly.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Emcee Bud Hedinger kept the event moving along smoothly.

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Veterans Pedro Arroyo and Jim Judovits sported Revolutionary War uniforms, paying homage to the country’s first war heroes.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Veterans Pedro Arroyo and Jim Judovits sported Revolutionary War uniforms, paying homage to the country’s first war heroes.

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Veterans Arthur Ripley and Tom Kovalchik stood when their military branch song played.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Veterans Arthur Ripley and Tom Kovalchik stood when their military branch song played.

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A POW/MIA flag was present to honor those who haven’t come home.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

A POW/MIA flag was present to honor those who haven’t come home.

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A battlefield cross – made up of the soldier’s boots, helmet and rifle – was placed during the service.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

A battlefield cross – made up of the soldier’s boots, helmet and rifle – was placed during the service.

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Vocalist Charles Haugabrooks gave rousing renditions of “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee,” “I Believe in America,” and “God Bless the USA.”

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Vocalist Charles Haugabrooks gave rousing renditions of “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee,” “I Believe in America,” and “God Bless the USA.”

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Former Winter Park Mayor Allen Trovillion was one of a handful of World War II veterans honored at the service.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Former Winter Park Mayor Allen Trovillion was one of a handful of World War II veterans honored at the service.

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Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Gerald Berry was a guest speaker during the event.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Gerald Berry was a guest speaker during the event.

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Veteran Marty Schwebel laid a rose during the ceremony in memory of the fallen.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Veteran Marty Schwebel laid a rose during the ceremony in memory of the fallen.

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Andrew Shogren and Jan White from the Florida State Reenactment Society wore their Civil War uniforms as they paid tribute.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Andrew Shogren and Jan White from the Florida State Reenactment Society wore their Civil War uniforms as they paid tribute.

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A wreath was later placed to honor America’s fallen soldiers.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

A wreath was later placed to honor America’s fallen soldiers.

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Emily Hedengren was handed a flag by Winter Springs High School Army ROTC student Anthony Garcia in honor of her fallen brother, Frederic R. Harbot.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 |

Emily Hedengren was handed a flag by Winter Springs High School Army ROTC student Anthony Garcia in honor of her fallen brother, Frederic R. Harbot.

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