On Friday, in honor of Veterans Day, Nampa High School held a special assembly to pay tribute to our service men and women.

The Nampa High choir kicked off the assembly with the national anthem which was followed by the school band playing the official songs of each of the military branches.

Speakers addressed the crowd to explain why celebrating Veterans Day is important and the history behind its storied tradition.

The assembly also featured an emotional flag display which featured taking the time to acknowledge everyone in attendance who has served in the United States military.

To finish the ceremony off, every single student lined up to shake hands with the veterans in attendance to thank them for their service.