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Talsma, Williams receive top FFA awards at annual banquet

Award winners at the annual FFA banquetHylke Talsma received the Blue and Gold Award, the highest award given by the Mount Vernon High School FFA, during their annual banquet on Thursday, May 11 at the high school dining hall.

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Geffers signs with Hardin Simmons University

Mount Vernon High School senior Britany Geffers signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track for Hardin Simmons University in Abilene on Friday, May 12.Mount Vernon High School senior Britany Geffers signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track for Hardin Simmons University in Abilene on Friday, May 12.

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Walk, run event raises more than $5,000 for scholarships

Core Organizers of the Backroad Angel Walk/Run eventThe Backroad Angel memorial scholarship organization’s walk/run event netted $5,523 for the scholarship fund, primarily through sponsorships.

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Legion donates to DI

Members of America Legion Post 243, David Allen and Bill Germann, presented a $500 check to the Mount Vernon High School Destination Imagination team of Kristina King and Brian Baird.Members of America Legion Post 243, David Allen and Bill Germann, presented a $500 check to the Mount Vernon High School Destination Imagination team of Kristina King and Brian Baird.

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Need a job? Check with MVISD

If you are looking for a job, Mount Vernon ISD has several openings listed on their website. Of course, many of the positions require teaching certification, but they do have postings for non-certified personnel as well.

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Students honored at Rotary Academic Banquet

Award and scholarship recipients at the annual Academic banquetScholarships totaling almost $69,750 were awarded at the 32nd annual Rotary Academic Banquet in the main school cafeteria on Monday, May 15.

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Three Franklin County residents join sorority ranks

New inductees to the Alpha Mu Chi chapter of Phi Theta KappaThree Franklin County residents were among the students inducted into Alpha Mu Chi, the Northeast Texas Community College Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, at the honor society’s Spring induction ceremony in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts.

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Auringers named to dean’s list

Alyssa and Zach Auringer were each named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester at Texas A&M University - Commerce.

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End of school event Sunday

An “End of School Bash” for students and their families has been planned at Little Creek Park from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 7 with members of the Community Events Committee serving as hosts.

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