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Scholarships for $459,000 awarded to seniors

Senior students at Mount Vernon High School received $458,905 in scholarship money at various banquets and special events earlier this month at school. See the May 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for an alphabetical listing of each student who received scholarships and their value.

End of School Bash

Mattox Campbell slides down one of the inflatables provided by the Community Events Committee at the End of School Bash at Little Creek ParkMattox Campbell slides down one of the inflatables provided by the Community Events Committee at the End of School Bash at Little Creek Park Sunday, May 19.

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Carrascosa receives GEM certificate

Lydia CarrascosaLydia Carrascosa received the Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) certificate while attending the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals 2019 Annual Conference in Toronto.

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Bass, Dunavant, Myers tops in Civil War Journals

Top place finishers and finalists in the 21st Civil War Journal Writing Contest for MVISD’s seventh grade students.Jet Bass, Alexis Noel Dunavant and Alexis Myers were the top place finishers and claimed $500 in cash prizes in the 21st Civil War Journal Writing Contest for Mount Vernon ISD’s seventh grade students.

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Logan accepted into Texas Tech program

Garrett Wade LoganGarrett Wade Logan has been accepted into the speech, language, and hearing sciences program at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.

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Landowners educational series continues

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service is continuing the “4th Friday Landowners’ Educational Series.”

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Logan graduates with honors

Madilyne Marie LoganMadilyne Marie Logan will graduate Magna Cum Laude from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Health Professionals Saturday, May 11.

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End of school bash reset for Sunday

The End of School Bash has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 19 from noon to 5 p.m. after being rained out earlier this month.

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Coloring contest winners

coloring contest winnersKindergarten students at Mount Vernon Elementary School won a variety of prizes in an annual coloring contest sponsored by the Child Welfare Board to help promote abuse awareness.

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