Memorial Day Tribute
Local Cub Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day by placing American flags at the front of the…
Georgia (May 23, 2002) — Memorial Day Tribute
Local Cub Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day by placing American flags at the
front of the campus at Kennesaw State University.
Saturday‚ May 25
Main Sign‚ Corner of Chastain Road and Frey Road Kennesaw State University
This is an annual tradition for Cub Scout Pack 422 to honor veterans of the United States Armed Services by displaying American flags during Memorial Day weekend. This year the troops chose to place flags in front of Kennesaw State University. In past years the boys have placed flags at the Veterans Cemetery in Marietta and at the Illinois Monument in Kennesaw National Battlefield Park.
Pack 422 provides scouting activities in the Northeast portion of Cobb County with 11 dens with about 100 scouts. The pack is based at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Kennesaw and led by Cubmaster Brad Wells and Committee Chairperson Bill Burson.
Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.