Missouri S&T ROTC groups to commemorate Sept. 11

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On September 2, 2020

The Missouri S&T Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC conduct a wreath-laying ceremony outside of Harris Hall on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Photo was taken before current COVID-19 guidance. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T’s Air Force and Army ROTC groups will hold a joint ceremony at noon Friday, Sept. 11, near the flagpole outside Harris Hall on the Missouri S&T campus. This month marks 19 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.

All are welcome to attend in order to recall the events of that day and honor the memory of those who gave their lives in service. During the ceremony, the Army ROTC will fire blank shots from a cannon. Do not be alarmed if you hear a loud noise or see smoke at the event.

To minimize the risk and spread of COVID-19, the ceremony will take place outside and all participants and spectators will be required to wear face coverings and follow social distancing guidelines while on campus. For more information about S&T’s response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.mst.edu.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of more than 8,000 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, education, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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