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Flag Flown Over US Capitol in Honor of Cedar Hill's 50th Anniversary

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Principal Dr. Michael Raj, Cedar Hill Safety Patrol members, Jaqueline Kozell, Samantha Keezer, Austin Bailey, and Ethan Boeckel, and second grade teacher, Colleen Dawson, pose with the United States Flag that was flown in honor of Cedar Hill Elementary School over the US Capitol in Washington D.C. Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen requested the flag be flown to commemorate Cedar Hill's 50th Anniversary. Credits: Jessica D'Angelo
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Four fifth-grade members of the Cedar Hill Safety Patrol ceremoniously folded the flag sent by Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Cedar Hill Elementary School in Towaco, NJ. The flag was flown over the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Credits: Jessica D'Angelo
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A Certificate from the Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T. Ayers, states that a flag was flown in honor of Cedar Hill Elementary School's 50th Anniversary over the United States Capitol. Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen requested the honor and sent the flag to the Montville Township Public School. The Congressman signed the certificate and added an "M.C." for Morris County, New Jersey. Credits: Jessica D'Angelo
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TOWACO, NJ - In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Cedar Hill Elementary School, Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-NJ-11) requested a flag be flown over the Capitol building in Washington D.C. 

The United States Flag was raised earlier this year for Cedar Hill, and was presented to the Montville Township Public School in March. The school also received a certificate signed by Congressman Frelinghuysen and the Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T. Ayers. 

In his note to the school, the Congressman congratulated the Cedar Hill community and wished the school continued success in the coming years.

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Principal Dr. Michael Raj and second grade teacher and safety patrol advisor, Colleen Dawson were on hand as four members of the Cedar Hill Safety Patrol ceremoniously folded the flag sent by Frelinghuysen. All fifth grade students, the Safety Patrol Honor Guard included Jaqueline Kozell, Samantha Keezer, Austin Bailey and Ethan Boeckel.

"The students and staff are honored by this thoughtful gesture," Raj said.

The flag is on display at Cedar Hill Elementary School.
 

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