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Ramsay is guest speaker at graduation

Jordan RamsayJordan Ramsay will serve as the guest speaker at the Mount Vernon High School Commencement Ceremonies

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Annual Design-an-Ad winners announced

Winners in the annual Design-an-Ad contest were announced last week at Mount Vernon Elementary School. The first through third place winners received trophies and the honorable mention winners received ribbons.The winners of the annual Design-an-Ad Contest at Mount Vernon Elementary School sponsored by First National Bank of Mount Vernon were announced

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Boekhorst signs letter of intent with Morningside

Nick Boekhorst is joined by his family  and coaches as he signs his letter of intent.Nick Boekhorst, a senior at Saltillo High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Morningside College.

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School board members sworn in, Kober elected president

Lorri Agee administers the oath of office to school board members Richard Carr, Marie Latortue, and Aaron Sanders during the board’s meeting on Tuesday, May 14.In a split 4-3 vote, Jim Kober was elected  the 2013-2014 President of the Mount Vernon School Board over Steve Asay at the group’s regular meeting Tuesday, May 14.

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Six to compete at state UIL

Six students at Mount Vernon High School will compete at the state academic meet in Austin on Tuesday, May 21. For more information, see the May 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

One Act Play is fourth in state

The One Act Play cast and crew following their public performance.The Mount Vernon High School one act play cast and crew of  “...And the Rain Came to Mayfield” finished in fourth place out of eight plays at the state competition

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Officers for 2013-14 announced at FCCLA banquet

The 2013-14 FCCLA  officers were elected during the group’s annual banquet.The officers for the 2013-14 school were announced at the annual FCCLA Banquet on Thursday, May 9.

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Students honored at annual Rotary Academic Banquet

2013 Mount Vernon High School Academic Banquet award recipientsScholarships totaling more than $210,000 were awarded at the 28th annual Rotary Academic Banquet

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Election, religion complaints at school

Brad and Stephanie Hyman took turns addressing members of the Mount Vernon School Board during the group’s May meeting Tuesday evening about activities at the school.

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