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Bean honored by Who’s Who for 2013

Zach Bean was recognized as 2013 Who’s Who honoreeZach Bean, a Mount Vernon native, has been named a Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2013. He is a junior, kinesiology major from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas. For more information, see the June 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Stone graduates from Baylor University

Abigail Kalynn Stone, a 2009 Mount Vernon High School graduate, graduated from Baylor University on May 18 with a bachelor of arts degree in film and digital media. For more information, see the June 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Black Onyx Club sets annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet for Saturday, June 8

The sixth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Center

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Minter is guest speaker for Heritage Scholarship Banquet

Norris Towan Minter of Norman, Okla. will be the featured speaker at the sixth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 The event, sponsored by the Black Onyx Club,

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Saltillo and Sulphur Bluff Baccalaureate services, June 2

Baccalaureate Services for Saltillo and Sulphur Bluff seniors are set for Sunday, June 2.

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Hoops for Heart

Ali SharpMount Vernon Intermediate School recently conducted their annual “Hoops for Heart” event.

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Top rating achived

Amanda Strandin and Jessica BrunsonAmanda Strandin, a senior,  and Jessica Brunson, a sophomore, went to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition

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Kindergarten Round-up ongoing at Saltillo ISD

Saltillo ISD is currently conducting their annual Kindergarten Round-up event through  Thursday, June 6.

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Huizinga, Patrick, Hood win 2013 Civil War Journal Contest

Faith Hood, McKay Patrick, and Cole Huizinga were recognized as the winners in the annual Civil War Journal contest.Clay Huizinga, McKay Patrick, and Faith Hood claimed the top three places in the 16th annual Civil War Journal Writing Contest.

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