Mimosa Park Elementary's Veterans Day

From staff and wire reports

November 30, 2012 at 11:33 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Preston Bourgeois, Nathaniel Hardy, Mason Waits and Kacy Tripkovich posed with Veteran Carol Matis.
Preston Bourgeois, Nathaniel Hardy, Mason Waits and Kacy Tripkovich posed with Veteran Carol Matis.
Mimosa Park Elementary Students celebrated Veteran’s Day by wearing patriotic shirts.

Matis is the cafeteria manager at Mimosa Park Elementary. In 1985 as a junior in Hahnville High School she joined the 3673rd Vehicle Maintenance Unit of the Louisiana Army National Guard in New Orleans. She spent eight years in and became a veteran in 1991 after engaging in Operation Desert Shield/Storm in Saudi Arabia. She became a food service Sergeant during her military service.

Matis has been a Veteran for 23 years now and said she is proud to say that her son Jake joined the United States Marines in 2006.




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