Veterans Tribute at Kaskaskia College

The Veterans Tribute at Kaskaskia College is a unique, heartfelt monument that honors the men and women who have served, currently are serving, and those who will serve our Country in the future. Historically, memorials are designated for those who have left us, whereas the Tribute on KC’s main campus honors all veterans, those living and deceased.


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KC Student Club Presents Check to Veterans Tribute Project
The Kaskaskia College Computer CNET Club has presented a check to the Veterans Tribute for $762. The club sold smoked pulled pork, tenderloin, chicken legs, side-dishes, and dessert during KC’s recent open house on the main campus with all proceeds going to the Tribute project. Tribute Chair Jim Beasley accepted the group’s donation on behalf of the committee. “The Veterans Tribute steering committee appreciates the efforts of the CNET club. We also acknowledge the leadership of Angenien Huffstutler, the group’s sponsor in helping to organize this project. It is certainly reassuring to know that so many of Kaskaskia College’s students appreciate what our veterans have done in preserving the freedoms we enjoy so much today,” said Beasley.      Read More


The Veterans Tribute Committee is pleased to announce Clara Schneider Locher of Sabetha, Kansas had her name drawn for the special quilt prepared by the Lakeside Quilters for the Tribute project. Locher’s name was drawn from the more than 12,000 tickets purchased for the quilt “Flight of the Eagles”. Her sister, Agnes White of Hoffman, is a member of the Tribute Committee and was on hand to accept the quilt for her sister. Locher is also a veteran, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force.      Read More


Purple Heart Luncheon Held at Kaskaskia College
For the second year in a row, Kaskaskia College and the Lakeside Quilters held a reception for area Purple Heart recipients at the Lifelong Learning Center at KC on Wednesday, May 20. 12 Purple Heart recipients were honored, with each receiving a unique handmade quilt.      Read More

The Eagle Sculpture that sits in the center of the Warrior Court