SCC professor donates military flags

March 05, 2013

The St. Charles Community College Student Veteran Organization received six military flags as a gift from Hal Berry, SCC professor of history and theater.

SCC professor donates military flags

SCC received six military flags as a gift from Hal Berry, SCC professor of history and theater.

The new flags, representing the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, along with the POW/MIA flag, were first used during SCC’s November 2012 Veterans Day Celebration and currently are on display outside the college’s student veteran lounge in the Administration Building on campus. 

“The flags are an outstanding reminder of our service to our country,” said Angela Peacock, president of the SCC Student Veteran Organization. “SCC has been very supportive of our veterans here, and I’m proud to pursue my education here.”

Berry served in the U.S. Navy and has been teaching at SCC since the first classes began more than 25 years ago. He has more than 40 years experience as a teacher, a bachelor’s degree in social sciences and three master’s degrees in history, film and theater.

To learn more about services for veterans on campus, the Student Veteran Organization and Honoring Military Families Scholarship at SCC, contact Tomi Schwandt at 636-922-8268 or

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit



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