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Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined

UC RIVERSIDE In Collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration


Location: Riverside National Cemetery Atrium
22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside, California 92518  
(951) 653-841

Date: November 11, 2018
Time: 10:00am-10:30am

Along the Chaparral, UC Riverside’s project within the Veterans Legacy Program

Join participating Riverside Unified School District middle and high school students and UC Riverside graduate fellows at the November 11, Along the Chaparral Legacy Project Performance. This performance will commemorate stories of the enshrined veterans and their dependents interred at Riverside National Cemetery. Students and graduate fellows will engage in music, movement, and readings of creative works to pay tribute to the lives and stories of the men and women who were dedicated to American military service. Following the performance will be the Riverside National Cemetery’s Veterans Day Ceremony, an hour and 15-minute long ceremony filled with music from the Riverside Concert Band, speakers, and sites to behold in honor of our veterans.

RUSD K12 Student Participants:
Katy Taber, Hailey Chavez, Ashely Emerson, Matthew Beard, Sophia Lerma, Summer Goodwin, Meladee Vong, Athena Prostitis, Samantha Drake, and Sina Lopez.

UCR Graduate Performance Project Fellows/Coordinators:
Christina Leyva, Jessica Margarita Gutierrez Masini and Jasmine Elizabeth Smith

Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined
Allison Hedge Coke, Principal Investigator, Director
Distinguished Professor, Department of Creative Writing, UCR

Jasmine Smith
6th Grade English and Creative Writing Teacher
Highland Academy Charter School   

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