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Kindergarten Round-up set Thursday, April 11

Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2013-2014 school year is set for Thursday, April 11

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Sam Alston shows top Ag Mechanics project

Lyndi Starr and Sam Alston display their champion and  reserve projectsSam Alston, son of Jim and Marsha Alston, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show

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Hargrave honored

Karrie HargraveKarrie Hargrave was honored at Texas A&M University - Commerce as a member of the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester. For more information, see the Feb. 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Jones on Dean’s List

Lynisha M. JonesLynisha M. Jones was listed on the Dean’s List at Texas Tech University for the Fall 2012 semester. For more information, see the March 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Partners’ Conference set

The eighth annual Partners’ Conference is set from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Region VIII Education Service Center.

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Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for HeartSadie Jo Hamrick shows her skills at jumping rope to her classmates during the annual Jump Rope for Heart event

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Stone honored at Baylor

Abigail Kalynn Stone of Mount Vernon was one of more than 3,300 Baylor University students named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List

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Sherman sisters graduate

Linza Sherman Gann and Aly Sherman McCluskeyLarry and Staci Sherman  of  Lavon, formerly of Mount Vernon, announce the recent college degrees earned by their daughters

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Golden honored at Henderson State

Haley Golden was named to the Honor Roll at  Henderson State University for the Winter 2012 semester. For more information, see the Jan. 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.