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Retiring staff

left to right, Woodrow Thomas, Gail McIntyre, Sharilyn Tullis, Connie Wafford, and Janice Newsome.Teachers and staff retiring from Mount Vernon ISD were honored with a reception in the high school media center on Tuesday, May 21. Those celebrated were, left to right, Woodrow Thomas, Gail McIntyre, Sharilyn Tullis, Connie Wafford, and Janice Newsome.

Senior class members entertain at slide show

Hadley Sears, Nathan Smith, Heather Brown, and Erick Minter  were poster winners at the annual Senior Slide Show.The 37th annual Senior Slide Show sponsored by Alliance Bank entertained more than 250 people in the Mary Jennings Hall at the First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 21.

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Collins, Butler are top graduates at Saltillo High School

2019 Saltillo High School Candidates for GraduationSienna Collins will graduate as valedictorian and Lindsay Butler will graduate as salutatorian of the Saltillo High School class of 2019 in ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31, in the Kerry W. Garmon gymnasium at the school.

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Graduation ceremonies

Members of the 2019 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the air at the end of commencement exercises at Meredith StadiumMembers of the 2019 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the air at the end of commencement exercises at Meredith Stadium on Friday, May 24.

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Band students honored at banquet

Band members were honored during the annual banquet.Awards and scholarships were presented at the annual Mount Vernon ISD Band Banquet Friday, May 17. Jazz Band seniors provided entertainment.

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Art Briles hired as MVISD athletic director/football coach

Art BrilesThe Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a two-year contract with Art Briles as athletic director at its Friday, May 24 meeting.

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Forester, Bondurant earn high honors at Sulphur Bluff Junior High

2019 Sulphur Bluff Junior High Candidates for AdvancementBrandt Forester and Alice Bondurant graduated as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at the Sulphur Bluff Junior High Advancement ceremonies Friday, May 24 in the Sulphur Bluff High School Gym.

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Hill, White are Saltillo Junior High valedictorian, salutatorian

2019 Saltillo Junior High Candidates for AdvancementKamber Hill and Ethan White were selected as Saltillo Junior High valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

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Hero volunteer award

Liz Jones, center, received the Hero Volunteer Award. She was presented with a commemerative tile by Dr. Jason McCullough, at right.Liz Jones, center, received the Hero Volunteer Award. She was presented with a commemerative tile by Dr. Jason McCullough, at right.

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