Gautier High School will host its 18th annual Veterans Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the school cafeteria. The event is one of the biggest on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with more than 250 veterans invited to attend.
Special guest speakers will be United States Marine Sgt. (R.) Anthony McDaniel Jr., a triple amputee who lost both legs and a hand after an IED severely injured him while serving in 2010 in Afghanistan; and Mississippi National Guard Army Capt. (R.) Steve Edwards, a GHS guidance counselor, who has served several tours of duty overseas.
As a student and a 2006 graduate of Gautier High School. McDaniel participated in the annual Veterans Day breakfast never realizing that one day his life would forever be changed while serving his nation.
Following the breakfast, the veterans will be escorted to the gym where they will be honored with a special program.
All veterans and their families are invited to attend the program.