Students in Stamford and Darien learn about Veterans Day

It's Veterans Day weekend and students at two local schools had some special visitors yesterday to teach them about the significance of the holiday. Veterans

Veterans visited students at schools in Stamford and Darien.

Veterans visited students at schools in Stamford and Darien. (11/9/13)

STAMFORD - It's Veterans Day weekend and students at two local schools had some special visitors yesterday to teach them about the significance of the holiday.

At Davenport Ridge Elementary School in Stamford, a retired Marine and a WWII veteran visited students and spoke to them about what it was like to serve the country.

Meanwhile, in Darien, a special ceremony was held at Hindley Elementary School. Servicemen and women spoke to students and staff at the ceremony about their time in uniform.
 

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