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High Point Rider

Hannah Penny, at right, with Coach Cathy Luse, was named the High Point Rider of the Region for 2016-17.Hannah Penny, at right, with Coach Cathy Luse, was named the High Point Rider of the Region for 2016-17.

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Academic UIL at Sulphur Springs

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team recently competed at an event at Sulphur Springs High School.The Accounting team and the Science Team earned first place finished.

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Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Cynthia CastilloMount Vernon Junior High School student Cynthia Castillo claimed first place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a an $800 scholarship.

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Class of 1967 reunion

Class of 1967 reunionThe Class of 1967 met for their 50th reunion on Feb. 18, 2017 at The Loft above M.L. Edwards. The class of 1966 joined the celebration.

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Academic UIL at Quitman

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, February 11 at an event at Quitman High School.

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High school bass fishing

Bailey Floyd and Chase Hyman finished sixth out of 190 teams at the Tawakoni Bass Fishing Tournament for high school teamsBailey Floyd and Chase Hyman finished sixth out of 190 teams at the Tawakoni Bass Fishing Tournament for high school teams on Saturday, February 18.

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Creating a sundae

Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter at the school’s Heart Rally celebrating raising funds for the American Heart Association.

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Martinez and Wilhite receive honors

Jose Martinez, Jaudon WilhiteThe Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE) recently lauded Jose Martinez, a Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Student, and an instructor, Jaudon Wilhite, with two separate but distinctive honors.

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Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Mount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contestMount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.

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