‘Nook on the Street, Nov. 11

Megan Bennett / Sun Star

This week we asked students: How has your life been impacted by a veteran?

“My dad was in the military. I’m thankful that they served for our country.” -Valerie Lincoln, freshman education student

“My dad was in the military. I’m thankful that they served for our country.”
-Valerie Lincoln, freshman education student

“Dad was a Vietnam vet. What more impact can there be than that?” -Patrick Woolery, freshman civil engineering student

“Dad was a Vietnam vet. What more impact can there be than that?”
-Patrick Woolery, freshman civil engineering student

“I just like how they work and sacrifice all they do for our country.” -Naomi John, freshman general studies student

“I just like how they work and sacrifice all they do for our country.”
-Naomi John, freshman general studies student

“Not a whole lot, at least directly.” -Kylan Quick, sophomore Japanese student

“Not a whole lot, at least directly.”
-Kylan Quick, sophomore Japanese student

“It has made me think deeply about the benefits and drawbacks of being a part of the world’s largest military. I am against some things we do as a country. It makes me think about the veterans I know and why they would voluntary join the military.” -Kevin Hillmer, political science graduate student

“It has made me think deeply about the benefits and drawbacks of being a part of the world’s largest military. I am against some things we do as a country. It makes me think about the veterans I know and why they would voluntary join the military.”
-Kevin Hillmer, political science graduate student

“All my family are veterans. My uncle, grandpa and mom were in the military. I don’t know if I’m directly impacted but it’s a huge part of my family history and impacted who they were.” -Emily Dresher, freshman physics student

“All my family are veterans. My uncle, grandpa and mom were in the military. I don’t know if I’m directly impacted but it’s a huge part of my family history and impacted who they were.”
-Emily Dresher, freshman physics student

“My dad is an Air Force vet. It has shown me the positive impact of working hard to succeed. Great inspiration and motivation to succeed. They are a great model to look up to.” -Adam Wurster, junior sociology student

“My dad is an Air Force vet. It has shown me the positive impact of working hard to succeed. Great inspiration and motivation to succeed. They are a great model to look up to.”
-Adam Wurster, junior sociology student

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