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

9:00 a.m.


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 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit