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High school bass fishing

Bailey Floyd and Chase Hyman finished sixth out of 190 teams at the Tawakoni Bass Fishing Tournament for high school teamsBailey Floyd and Chase Hyman finished sixth out of 190 teams at the Tawakoni Bass Fishing Tournament for high school teams on Saturday, February 18.

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Martinez and Wilhite receive honors

Jose Martinez, Jaudon WilhiteThe Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE) recently lauded Jose Martinez, a Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Student, and an instructor, Jaudon Wilhite, with two separate but distinctive honors.

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Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Mount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contestMount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.

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Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Cynthia CastilloMount Vernon Junior High School student Cynthia Castillo claimed first place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a an $800 scholarship.

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Macias, McGill and Minter are Rotary Students for February

Adonis McGill, Julia Minter, Francisco MaciasAdonis McGill, Julia Minter and Francisco Macias were selected as the Rotary Students of the Month for February.

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Academic UIL at Quitman

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, February 11 at an event at Quitman High School.

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Charlie and Abbie Brown Memorial Scholarship established

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $100,000 gift to establish the Charlie and Abbie Brown Memorial Scholarship.

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Creating a sundae

Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter at the school’s Heart Rally celebrating raising funds for the American Heart Association.

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Voice of Democracy

Mount Vernon High School junior Rae Asay, center,  claimed third place in the District Voice of Democracy contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.Mount Vernon High School junior Rae Asay, center,  claimed third place in the District Voice of Democracy contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.

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