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Lock Haven University holds 9/11 20th anniversary memorial event

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Shown from left, are Sydney Schramm, Casey Hibbard and Shannen Roy, all members of the LHU Student Veteran Alliance who spoke during the 9/11 memorial event. Schramm also performed the National Anthem.

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Lock Haven University held events in memory of the lives lost on September 11, 2001.

To honor the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 events, the LHU Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) organized the placing of 2,996 flags on the lawn of the Poorman Commons, representing each of the victims who lost their lives during the attacks. At 8:45 a.m., the SVA began their ceremony at the amphitheater, with the singing of the National Anthem was performed by LHU student, Sydney Schramm, followed by SVA members Schramm, Casey Hibbard and Shannen Roy, recalling the events of that day.

At 9:01 a.m., the Fredericks Family Carillon chimed 20 times to represent the years that have passed since the attacks. The LHU community participated in a campus-wide moment of silence at 9:03 a.m., the time of the second terror strike on the World Trade Center.

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Shown are the volunteers who helped with the 9/11 memorial event at LHU on Saturday, Sept. 11.

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Lock Haven University’s main campus is located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of Pennsylvania. The university offers 49 undergraduate majors and certifications with 47 minors and five graduate programs.

LHU is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.

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