LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The event firststarted in 1990 at a few schools in the Dallas area. Now, "See You at the Pole"events are held all over the world.
Students all over thestate and Deep East Texas gathered to stand up for their Christian faith andpray for others Wednesday morning. The focus at Lufkin High School was not onlysupporting their fellow students, but also showing support towards the faculty.
"We talked aboutevery day walking the halls feeling lonely, and you don't need to feel lonelybecause everyone is going through the same thing, and we prayed for ourteachers," said Mary Grace Stacy, a Lufkin High School.
East Texas News also attended theSee You at the Pole event at Hudson High School. Due tothe crowd students met in a grassy area across the school's driveway.
The students were ledby a worship band and focused on the school and military.
"It's a giftfrom God to have the abilities to come out here and worship and pray for ourpeers," said Trevor Havard, a student at Hudson High School.
"We are justpraying for our schools and the school faculty and the military overseas," saidJeffrey Rollins, another student at Hudson High School.
Students all over DeepEast Texas also gathered by their schools' flagpoles to pray and worship aspart of See You at the Pole events.