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Courtesy Corps

MVHS students Harlie Robertson, Madyson Caldwell, Lauren Rhea, Karlee Fielden, and Breanna Harvey were selected to serve as Texas FFA Courtesy Corps at convention.MVHS students Harlie Robertson, Madyson Caldwell, Lauren Rhea, Karlee Fielden, and Breanna Harvey were selected to serve as Texas FFA Courtesy Corps at convention.

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UT-Tyler announces Spring honor students

Ten local area residents were among the 570 students named to the President’s Honor Roll, or 412 students, as well as 76 pharmacy students, named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester announced by University of Texas at Tyler President Michael Tidwell. For a listing of those from the area who graduated, see the August 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Minter receives AEP scholarship

Julia MinterJulia Minter is the recipient of an $8,000 scholarship from the 2017 AEP Educational Trust Scholarships.

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Leadership conference

Kris Siddens and Savanna Oud attended the National FFA’s World Leadership Conference in Washington D.C.Kris Siddens and Savanna Oud attended the National FFA’s World Leadership Conference in Washington D.C.

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Bohlken graduates

Bailey BohlkenBailey Bohlken graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor during Spring commencement exercises  May 6, 2017 in Belton.

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Lone Star Degree

Kris Siddens received the Lone Star DegreeKris Siddens received the Lone Star Degree at the 89th annual Texas FFA Convention. This is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA.

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Talsma receives State FFA scholarship

Hylke Talsma of Franklin County was awarded a $20,000 Texas FFA 2017 Scholarship at the 89th annual Texas State FFA ConventionHylke Talsma of Franklin County was awarded a $20,000 Texas FFA 2017 Scholarship at the 89th annual Texas State FFA Convention in Corpus Christi July 10-14.

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School clothes

Eva Castro, at right, helps Maria and Elizabeth Gonzalez search for items at the Community Clothes Closet on Friday, July 28.Eva Castro, at right, helps Maria and Elizabeth Gonzalez search for items at the Community Clothes Closet on Friday, July 28.

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Rutledge graduates

Maitland RutledgeMaitland Rutledge graduated Cum Laude from Texas Tech University May 20, 2017 with a bachelor of science degree.

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