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Scholarships totaling $387,000 awarded

Senior students at Mount Vernon High School received $387,000 in scholarship money at various banquets and special events earlier this month at school. For an alphabetical listing of those students and the scholarships they received, see the May 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Carrell, Powell earn bachelor degrees

Two local residents were among the 989 graduates at the University of Tyler’s Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies in the university’s R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center.

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Design an ad winners

Winners in the 23rd annual Design An Ad programWinners in the 23rd annual Design An Ad program received trophies and ribbons at Mount Vernon Elementary School this week. The topic was “Read Read Read.”

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Craig graduates from UNT

Olivia Danielle CraigOlivia Danielle Craig graduated from the University of North Texas May 15, 2015. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in risk management, insurance, and financial services.

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Wray named FCCLA Member of the Year

Incoming FCCLA President Lizzie King presented the Member of the Year Ashley Wray at the annual FCCLA BanquetIncoming FCCLA President Lizzie King presented the Member of the Year Ashley Wray at the annual FCCLA Banquet on Tuesday, May 5. Approximately 80 people attended the annual “Member and Mother” event.

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Kindergarten registration open at Saltillo ISD

Registration for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten is open at Saltillo ISD. The process began Tuesday, May 26, 2015 and continues through June 5. Parents must provide proof of residence,

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Awards presented at Band Banquet

Award recipients during the Band BanquetAwards and scholarships were presented at the annual Band Banquet on Monday, May 11 in the Mount Vernon School Cafeteria.

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FFA fund raiser Saturday

Members of the Saltillo FFA will be hosts for their annual stew and auction on Saturday, May 23. The event will be in the Saltillo Ag-Science building with the stew starting at 5 p.m. and the auction at 6 p.m.

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Radford, Fowler are Rotary Students for April

Chelsey Radford and Al FowlerChelsey Radford and Al Fowler were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for April 2015 at Mount Vernon High School. Miss Radford is ranked 23 out of a class of 104 students with a 3.80 grade point average.

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