Medal Of Honor Recipients Pay A Visit To Lawrence High School

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – Lawrence High School got a special visit from two members of the United States military Wednesday.

Medal of Honor recipients Army Sergeant First Class, Sammy Davis, and Sergeant Major Matt Williams stepped out of a Black Hawk helicopter that landed at the school’s baseball field to greet students and staff.

Inside the auditorium, the two men answered questions from students like Katy Ucles, a senior in the junior ROTC program. 

“I think it was great seeing them,” Ucles said. “It kind of encouraged me to keep chasing what I have in mind for my dreams and my careers

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Sgt. Williams hoped his story of serving in Afghanistan would inspire the future generation.

“We as a nation invest a lot in our young people who continue to step and are willing to serve,” he said. “That just shows the fortitude and the patriotism and the greatness of America.”

WBZ’s James Rojas (@JamesRojasWBZ) has the story:

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