Phillipsburg High School Guidance Counselor, Brandon Beahn, along with Phillipsburg High School student, Lexie Crosson, Skypes a live video conference with Lexie's sister, Stephanie (Crosson) Keiper and her family, Army Staff Sgt. Ricky Keiper, and their children, Ethan, Adrian and Lillian. Stephanie graduated Phillipsburg High School and Ricky graduated Wilson High School. They are stationed at Ft. Irwin, California. Phillipsburg area veterans Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 were honored during the 21st annual William L. Nixon tribute. Hundreds attended the event at Phillipsburg High School in Lopatcong Township, in which the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has honored as a regional site for the observance of the commemoration.