Last updateTue, 13 Oct 2015 12pm

Back You are here: Home Features School


Seven students make President’s List

Seven local area students earned academic recognition by being named to the  President’s List of students for the fall 2014 semester at the Texas A&M University - Commerce.

Read more: Seven students make President’s List

Price receives ASC Distinguished Scholar Athlete award

Landon PriceLandon Price, who is attending East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, was recently awarded the American Southwest Conference’s distinguished scholar athlete for cross country runner.

Read more: Price receives ASC Distinguished Scholar Athlete award

Alphin on Dean’s List

Jace AlphinJace Alphin was listed on the Dean’s List at the College of the Ozarks for the Fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade point average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours.

Read more: Alphin on Dean’s List

Tullis named to Dean’s List

William H. “Hank” TullisWilliam H. “Hank” Tullis was recognized by Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA)for outstanding academic achievement during the 2014 Fall semester with placement on the Dean’s List.

Read more: Tullis named to Dean’s List

Homecoming Court

seated, Clarissa Gamez, Robin Smith and Hannah Wade, standing, Claire Jones, Monika Wartenbee, Moresa Shelby, Mackenzie Johnson, Regan Hicks, Kendall Haley, and Madison SimmonsSaltillo ISD will be celebrating Homecoming on Friday, January 30. They will honor the Class of 1995 in the gym between the girls and boys games against Bloomberg.

Read more: Homecoming Court

Abigail Trejo and Fetzen Talsma are Rotary Students for February

Abigail Trejo and Fetzen TalsmaAbigail Trejo and Fetzen Talsma were named Rotary Students of the Month for February at Mount Vernon High School. For more information about these outstanding students, see the February 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Turner earns masters degree

Blair L. TurnerBlair L. Turner received her masters of education degree from Angelo State University December 13. Miss Turner graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2005.

Read more: Turner earns masters degree

Walker receives doctorate

Kelsey Evans WalkerKelsey Evans Walker, daughter of Sharla and Doug Evans of Sulphur Springs and granddaughter of Pat Evans of Mount Vernon, was awarded a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

Read more: Walker receives doctorate

Amnesty declared for school cupcakes

In his first official act as Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Texas, Sid Miller Monday announced amnesty for cupcakes during a press conference in Austin.

Read more: Amnesty declared for school cupcakes