A few moments ago, President Barack Obama entered to applause and is with Gov Jay Nixon, Joplin Schools Superintendent C. J. Huff, and Assistant Superintendent Angie Besendorfer.
The Joplin High School Band is playing the National Anthem. The ROTC is posting the colors
(I mistakenly wrote too quickly a while ago and said the ROTC was playing the National Anthem. Sorry about that.)