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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.

The awards were presented at a dinner Thursday, May 9 with members of the sponsoring Franklin County Historical Association’s Board of Directors and officers as hosts. For a listing of other winners in the contest, see the May 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.