SUBMITTED PHOTO Hornet Park Elementary had the honor of being presented an American flag Jan. 29 from Capt. David Shanahan, an Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot with Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. As a way to show their appreciation, Hornet Park held a parade of patriotism, where members of Shanahan’s family and Capt. Rebecca Gerard paraded through the school’s halls to the appreciation of students, staff and parents. Shanahan is the son of Hornet Park teacher Kathy Weisenbach and sister of staff member Katie Stafford.