Dr. Phillips High School held a memorial ceremony to reflect on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
DR. PHILLIPS It has been 17 years since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the community and Dr. Phillips High students and staff gathered Tuesday morning to reflect and remember. DPHS’ Air Force Junior ROTC stood at attention the flag was raised and the band played the national anthem. Lt. Colonel Rick Proctor opened the ceremony by introducing keynote speaker Eliu Muñiz, who was a New York Police officer on Sept. 11. Orange County Sheriff’s deputies, Orlando Police officers, Orlando Fire Department firefighters and members of the American Legion Post 286 in Pinecastle also were in attendance.