Students show patriotism through song

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Some area students are showing their American spirit through song. Fourth graders at Calvary Day School are celebrating Patriot Day with a special program.

The group sang songs in front of family and friends and recited verses from famous Americans, such as Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy.

The students are currently studying American history and felt this was one way the could celebrate our country.

"The focus of the program is to explain what America is, what it means to all of us," said fourth grade teacher Cheryl Bland. "How we can honor our patriots, the people that have come before us. How we can live as Americans and be proud of who we are."

Patriot Day is on Saturday, on the September 11 anniversary.

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