Students, parents and teachers took time out to honor veterans Friday in Carteret County.
Broad Creek Middle School in Newport hosted a program called "bring a vet to school." Students were encouraged to ask a veteran they know to attend the program.
The program included several guest speakers which were all veterans from each branch of the military.
At the end of the ceremony, all of the invited veterans were asked to stand, where they were honored for their service and sacrifice
This is the first bring a vet to school day that the school has hosted. The principal says this will become an annual event.