Presentation on theme: "Last year (2010) Tussing Elementary School located in Colonial Heights Virginia, third grade class sang the song titled “Thank You Soldiers “ Written."— Presentation transcript:
Last year (2010) Tussing Elementary School located in Colonial Heights Virginia, third grade class sang the song titled “Thank You Soldiers “ Written by their teacher Michael Souders and his wife Angela. The Song made its way to YouTube and went viral across the nation. This year they have an all new patriotic song.
Saluting Veterans and the men and women in the Armed Forces 2011 Slides are auto timed
To all Veterans who have ever served, and to those still serving In, the Armed Forces, And to the families of the fallen, We say Thank You ARMY - AIR FORCE – NAVY MARINES – COAST GUARD
There is still a land where freedom rings, In hearts of people young and old, life and liberty and happiness protected by the strong and bold.
Through the years you have looked over us.
To keep our golden land secure
Gave your lives for such a worthy cause, let freedom ring forever more Arlington National Cemetery
This is still the land of the free
Because you gave so unselfishly your sacrifice means all to me
Cause this is still the land of the free
The flame still burns inside of each of us. Our hearts beat Red - White and Blue. We will carry on the torch of hope. A beacon proudly shining through
When I see the stars and stripes unfurled. the torch of Lady Liberty
I am thankful for America and those who keep her safe for me
CHORUS This is still the land of the free, Because you gave So unselfishly, Your Sacrifice means all to me, Cause this is still the Land of the free
RESOLUTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS VIRGINIA Recognizing Michael E. Souders for his contributions to the youth of the City of Colonial Heights. WHEREAS, Michael E. Souders as a Music Teacher; and has taught general music classes, prepared students for musical PTO presentations, prepared special performances for Earth Day, Arbor Day, the Fine Arts Festival, the Holiday sing-a-long, and through his use of music helped to reinforce Standards of Learning; and; WHEREAS, Mr. Souders was voted Teacher of the Year for 2010 at Tussing Elementary by his colleagues and subsequently named the school system’s Teacher of the Year; and Mr. Souders has been nationally recognized for “Thank You Soldiers”, a song/video which he co-wrote with his wife, Angela. The video has received over 2,370,000 views on the internet, over 10,000 s and requests for sheet music, and multiple radio interviews all over the country; and WHEREAS, through Mr. Souders’ hard work and dedication he has enriched the lives of many youth of this City; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS: That Council hereby expresses, on behalf of the City, its gratitude to Michael E. Souders for his commitment and devotion to the well-being of the young citizens of the City of Colonial Heights. The Souders & four Children
This is still the land of the free, Pictures, Jack Cross & Web Powerpoint by Jack Cross Soloists Anna Barnes Allison Proffitt Keith Bosher Thank You men And women serving our Ccuntry and all who served before you