Pictured: Students from five area campuses participated Tuesday in an event honoring veterans, the wonders of science, success in higher education and the involvement of fathers in education as part of the Fathers Active in Communities and Education and Students Training for Academic Readiness GEAR UP Partnership programs at the Maxine Flournoy Third Coast Squadron Commemorative Air Force Hangar and Museum (3rd Coast CAF). Pictured, Bill Sugarek, center, speaks to parents and students. MAURICIO JULIAN CUELLAR JR.