9/11 memorials around South Florida

  • Miami Dade College, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, reveals their new permanent home in a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Students light candles at the 9/11 memorial at Miami Dade College. The college, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, revealed their new permanent home in a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • People recite the pledge of allegiance at a 9/11 memorial dedication at Miami Dade College on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Dade College, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, reveals their new permanent home in a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jorge Delgado, a fire academy student, and Mike McCann, co-chairman of Miami Dade College's 9/11 memorial dedication, wring out a towel that was used to dry off the memorial site on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Dade College, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, reveals their new permanent home in a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Police academy students observe a moment of silence during Miami Dade College's memorial dedication ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fire academny students attend Miami Dade College's 9/11 memorial dedication on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • ROTC participates in Miami Dade College's 9/11 memorial dedication on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The flag is raised during Miami Dade College's 9/11 memorial dedication on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Rev. Priscilla Felisky Whtehead, left, and Dr.Tony Bonta, second from left, director of campus ministry at Barry University, open their interfaith prayer service for peace at the school's Peace Pole, left, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The University has designated September their Month of Peace. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • From left, students Jennifer Cardenas and Kayla Nelson sign, "Let There Be Peace," as Giselle Rios sings the hymn at Barry University's Cor Jesu Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Rev. Priscilla Felisky Whitehead, speaks at Barry University's interfaith prayer service for peace in their Cor Jesu Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF