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Sulphur Bluff FFA members keep busy with events, competitions

Sulphur Bluff FFASulphur Bluff FFA has had a very productive 2018-2019 year. They started the year off with Harrison Fite and Karlie Self receiving their Lone Star Degree at the State Convention in Fort Worth in July.

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Mount Vernon FFA teams prepare for competitions

Mount Vernon FFA membersThere are 257 members of the Mount Vernon FFA. Many are currently working on the five projects they will be exhibiting at the Houston Ag Mechanics Show on March 15-17.

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Sulphur Bluff Beta Club receives National awards

Sulphur Bluff Beta ClubThe Sulphur Bluff Beta Club received the 2018-2019 National Beta Club School of Distinction award, as well as the National Beta Club School of Merit Award.

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Advancing to State

Band members advancing to state.Twenty six members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band have earned the right to advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition in May.

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Flu closes MVISD campuses

Mount Vernon ISD closed its campuses Thursday and Friday, February 7-8 due to the flu virus causing poor attendance.

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Saltillo FCCLA earns award for membership growth

Saltillo FCCLA membersThe Saltillo Family, Career, and Community, Leaders of America organization (FCCLA) received an award for having the Largest Chapter Increase in the 1A division for 2019 in the State of Texas for Region III.

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Local students selected for 2019 All-State Band

Karen Alonso, Cole Burling, Jerrod PittsThree Mount Vernon High School band students have been selected to participate in the 2019 All-State Band.

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Students bring home bling from Skills USA competition

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Skills USA teamMount Vernon High School students collected lots of bling at the Skills USA competition in Waco February 7 to 9 at Texas State Technical College.

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Band students receive scholarship offers from University of Arkansas

Cole Burling, Kyle Mosley, Jerrod PittsKyle Mosley, Jerrod Pitts, and Cole Burling received scholarship offers last week totaling $200,000 from the University of Arkansas at Monticello while they were at the Four States Honor Band Convention.

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