Thursday, 4 June 2015

Villanova hosts forum on atrocities of war and its after effects on those who came home

Afghan war vets encourage students to talk about stresses

Assumption students present of Voices of Vimy, Wednesday June 3, 2015 St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School. Student Philip Klimski, left, playing Canadian soldier Joey, and Enzo Campa, right, as a reporter are joined by other cast members in the final scene of the play which was viewed with interest by several local military veterans and students. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

Canadian Army veteran Mike Akpata, front, speaks to students following a presentation of Voices of Vimy, Wednesday June 3, 2015 at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School. Behind, distinguished veterans Jeff Gravel, left, John Nayduk and John Conlon listen to Akpata after they each addressed the assembly. Voices of Vimy, performed by Assumption students at Villanova, was viewed by students and several local military veterans. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

Canadian Armed Forces veterans Mike Akpata, left, Jeff Gravel, John Nayduk and John Conlon, speak to students following a presentation of Voices of Vimy, Wednesday June 3, 2015 at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School. Voices of Vimy, performed by Assumption students at Villanova, was viewed with interest by several of our local military heroes and students. (NICK BRANCACCIO/The Windsor Star)

For the complete story in the Windsor Star and associated video, click the link below.

http://blogs.windsorstar.com/news/afghan-war-vets-encourage-students-to-talk-about-stresses