Honor Guard at The Alamo
San Antonio Academy's participation in the citywide Fiesta parades can be traced back to the mid-1930s. As the only school in the city to participate, The Academy's Honor Guard plays a significant role during the Battle of The Flowers parade by placing floral wreaths on the sacred ground in front of the Alamo. The wreaths symbolize the soldiers who were killed during the Battle of the The Alamo.
Read: A Tradition Worth Guarding, Bond of Brothers® magazine
april 27, 2018
SA Live Co-Host on KSAT-12 and Academy parent, Mike Osterhage interviewed his son, Ty during the Battle of the Flowers Parade where the Honor Guard receives the flowers from each parade float to lay them on the lawn. Watch the interview below:
April 26, 2013
San Antonio Academy's Honor Guard was filmed by CNN (ireport) during the Battle of Flowers Parade. The footage was included in a larger segment about the parade. Watch the coverage here.