Round Lake High celebrates Freedom Shrine

U.S. history was celebrated Thursday at Round Lake High School with the dedication of a display featuring copies of the country’s important documents.

About 250 students and government officials gathered in the high school’s theater for the ceremony to accept the Freedom Shrine donation from the Round Lake Area Exchange Club. Round Lake High’s women’s ensemble added to the festivities with patriotic songs.

One speaker who captivated the crowd was the Rev. Lisle Kauffman, a retired pastor and longtime chaplain for police and fire departments in the Round Lake area and elsewhere. Read more.