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Kenna graduates fine arts degree

Zackary Paul Kenna recently graduated cum laude from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Mr. Kenna earned a 3.66 grade point average and received a bachelors of fine arts degree in studio art. For more information, see the July 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Hicks graduates

Caleb Deas HicksCaleb Deas Hicks graduated with a master of architecture degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, La. on Saturday, May 18. He is employed by Hernandez Consulting and

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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.

Herrera on Dean’s List

Mariana Herrera, a child development major at Texas Women’s University, was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. For more information, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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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NTCC announces honors lists

Northeast Texas Community College recently announced their Academic Honors and Special Merit lists for the Spring 2013 semester. For a listing of local students honored, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Hoops for Heart

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

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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.

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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