UWP remembers those lost in 9/11

September 16, 2003

2003_09_16.jpgPLATTEVILLE-On Thursday, September 11, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville held a candle light vigil in remembrance of all of those who lost their lives or loved ones on that tragic day.

Andy Myers, event manager for the Campus Programming and Relations coordinated the event in which over 200 students, faculty and community members attended.

Chancellor David Markee, student Patrick Murphy, and Valerie Wetzel Assistant Director for the Pioneer Student Center and Pioneer Involvement spoke at the event.

"It is our effort to help people remember losses we had that day," Wetzel said.

The University Choir sang several selections on the direction of Greg Dennis. "Amazing Grace", the song which the firefighters of New York have chosen as the theme for this years Remembrance Day was sung by the choir, as was the National Anthem and God Bless America.


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