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College bound and attending students receive scholarships

Scholarship winners, seated, Tyler Carpenter, Yorshi Douglas, Breauhna Smith, Yjaharah Lee; and standing, Destiny Bell, Lynisha Jones, Karrie Hargrave and Desirae Deloney, with guest speaker Sonya Roberts-Woods.Four local high school graduates and four college graduates were awarded scholarships totaling $3,000 during the seventh annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet.

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Auringer signs with Trinity Valley

Alyssa Auringer, center, is joined by coaches Brad Floyd, Mickey Hargrove, and Joe Thomas, and her parents, Jana and Dan Auringer, as she signs to play for Trinity Valley.Alyssa Auringer signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Trinity Valley Community College on Monday, June 9. She is the daughter of Dan and Jana Auringer and will play outside hitter for the Lady Cardinals.

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Over $114,000 in scholarships awarded to Saltillo graduates

Senior students at Saltillo ISD received $114,600 in scholarship money at an awards banquet earlier in May and during graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 30 at the school.

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Board members elect officers, spend money, honor employees

School employees Eddie Rhoades, Billy Fountain, Jessie Polo, and Lou ColvinMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees had a busy meeting on Monday, June 9. The group elected officers, gave special recognition to several individuals, and spent $162,363.43 that was not included in the current year’s budget.

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Band members compete, school SUV burglarized

Three members of the Mount Vernon High School band competed at the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition in Austin on Monday, May 26, and the school’s Suburban was burglarized.

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Jennifer Sumrow named Region 8 Assistant Principal of the Year

Jennifer SumrowMount Vernon Elementary School Assistant Principal Jennifer Sumrow has been named the Region 8 Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association.

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Graduation ceremonies

Members of the 2014 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the airMembers of the 2014 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the air at the end of commencement exercises at Meredith Stadium on Friday, May 30 for the 2013 Mount Vernon High School senior class.

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MVISD Kindergarten registration continues

Registration for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten is continuing at the Mount Vernon Elementary School. The school office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Sarah Harper, Joseph Forshee earn junior high honors at Sulphur Bluff

2014 Sulphur Bluff Junior High Candidates for AdvancementSarah Elizabeth Harper and Joseph Ray Forshee will graduate as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at the Sulphur Bluff Junior High Advancement ceremonies at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7

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