Conant High School held its annual Veterans Day assembly on Nov 11, 2021. Seniors were allowed into the gymnasium with proper social distancing protocol in place, while the rest of the student body watched the assembly via Zoom. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Principal Julie Nowak delivered speeches during the event, as well as Natalia Patino, ’22, who read her submission for Voices of Democracy. A PowerPoint showcasing the loved ones of Conant staff who served in the military was presented by the Conant broadcasting team, and the Hoffman Estates police department color guard presented the flags prior to the pledge of allegiance.
Johanna Selmeczy is an Editor-in-Chief and a senior at Conant. This is her second year on the Crier Staff. At Conant, Johanna is a part of Conant Theatre, Speech Team, Improv and NHS. Outside of Conant, Johanna enjoys playing guitar and writing creatively.