Students prayed by the flagpole this
morning as part of a national school
prayer movement. Courier Photo
According to the organizers' website, syatp.com, "See You at the Pole™ is a student-led, student-initiated movement of prayer that revolves around students praying together on the fourth Wednesday of September, usually before school and usually at the school’s flagpole. It involves students in elementary schools, middle/junior high schools, high schools, and colleges/ universities all over the world. Adults often pray in support of the students on campus by gathering nearby, at their places of work or worship, or at city
Cheryl Perez, Logan's American Sign Language teacher and Youth Alive Club administrator, has organized prayer meetings the Logan flagpole for the last 10 years.
The event, held at high schools across the country, started in 1990 with a group of students from Burleson, Texas, who payed around the flagpoles of three schools in their district. By 1998, over 3 million students in the United States and 20 other countries were holding silent prayers around public school flagpoles on the fourth Wednesday of September.