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SCF 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Available for Viewing

(Bradenton, Fla., Sept. 15, 2020) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Veteran Services and Student Veterans of America hosted the College’s ninth annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Friday, Sept. 11 from 8:40 to 9:15 a.m. The event was  streamed live and is available for replay online at Facebook.com/StateCollegeofFlorida.

The guest speaker for the ceremony was retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Kerry Costello. Costello served in the Marine Corps from 1975-79, then attended U.S. Army Officer Candidate School. From 1981-93, he served in Panama, Italy and Germany before retiring from the service. Costello was recalled by the Army in 2002 and deployed overseas four times in the next 12 years, twice each to Afghanistan and Iraq. Costello is enrolled at SCF pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Safety and Emergency Management.

SCF Student and USMC Stephen Stouffer

   SCF Student and USMC Stephen Stouffer

Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Kerry Costello

  Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Kerry Costello

SCF SVA and Staff Saluting Flag

   SCF SVA and Staff Saluting Flag

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