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Heritage scholarship dinner Friday

The 11th annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet, honoring the black heritage graduates of the 2018 Mount Vernon High School graduating class and those currently in college, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Cultural Arts Center, 100 Rusk St., two blocks west of the Courthouse.

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Lamar Award

Mount Vernon High School seniors Lindsey Radford-Sims and Mason Huddleston were presented with the Mirabeau B. Lamar award by the Mount Vernon Masonic LodgeMount Vernon High School seniors Lindsey Radford-Sims and Mason Huddleston were presented with the Mirabeau B. Lamar award by the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge during a luncheon on Wednesday, May 23.

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Civil War Journals

Franklin County Historical Association Coordinator Gail Reed, center, presents a $500 check to Mount Vernon Middle School seventh grade teacher Amanda HarperFranklin County Historical Association Coordinator Gail Reed, center, presents a $500 check to Mount Vernon Middle School seventh grade teacher Amanda Harper for her work on facilitating the Civil War Journal project.

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Scholarship

Cheyenne Gillean accepts a $1,000 C.T. Penny Memorial Scholarship from Angie Haynes on Friday, May 25.Cheyenne Gillean accepts a $1,000 C.T. Penny Memorial Scholarship from Angie Haynes on Friday, May 25.

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Mejia, Castro take top honors at Winfield ISD

2018 Winfield Candidates for AdvancementZuliannette Mejia and Maritza Castro are the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at the Winfield Independent School District’s Advancement Ceremonies.

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Velazquez graduates with honors

Jessica VelazquezJessica Velazquez graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 grade point average with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University - College Station May 10.

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Chaz Curtis to speak at annual Black Heritage Scholarship dinner

Chaz CurtisChaz Curtis of Mount Pleasant will be the guest speaker for the 11th annual Black Heritage Scholarship Dinner.

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Lamar Award

Saltillo High School seniors Shelby Matlock and Branson McGill were presented with the Mirabeau B. Lamar award by the Mount Vernon Masonic LodgeSaltillo High School seniors Shelby Matlock and Branson McGill were presented with the Mirabeau B. Lamar award by the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge during a luncheon on Wednesday, May 23.

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Officers elected for Booster Club

Officers to serve the Athletic Booster Club for the 2018-19 school year were elected at a meeting Thursday, May 17.

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