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.

  The spotlight will be on those receiving the 11th round of scholarships from the Black Onyx Club. See the June 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.