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Dancer graduates from Navy camp

Navy Seaman Apprentice Samantha A. Dancer, a 2012 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. For more information, see the Aug. 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Jackson graduates from TCU

Molly Jordan JacksonMolly Jordan Jackson graduated from Texas Christian University on May 11, 2013. She received a bachelor of business administration degree and majored in accounting.

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Locals students honored at SFA

Two students from Franklin County were named to honors lists at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches for the 2013 spring semester. Paige Hymer, who is studying

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Local students graduate from OSU

Local students, Coltin Carraway, and Taylor and Jordan Mayes graduated from Oklahoma State University in May. They were three of 2,741 students to receive degrees on May 14 at the Gallagher Iba Arena at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. For more information, see the Aug. 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Kenna graduates fine arts degree

Zackary Paul Kenna recently graduated cum laude from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Mr. Kenna earned a 3.66 grade point average and received a bachelors of fine arts degree in studio art. For more information, see the July 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Locals graduate from basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. Katherine A. Day has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C., and Army Pfc. Corrie M. Byrd graduated from basic military

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Hicks graduates

Caleb Deas HicksCaleb Deas Hicks graduated with a master of architecture degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, La. on Saturday, May 18. He is employed by Hernandez Consulting and

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Brantley Price graduates

Brantley A. Price of Mount Vernon graduated on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 from Texas A&M University - Commerce. He received his bachelor of science degree in sports and

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Herrera on Dean’s List

Mariana Herrera, a child development major at Texas Women’s University, was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. For more information, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.