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Marquardt earns academic recognition

Alexa Marquardt of Mount Vernon was among the 580 students to be named to the President’s Honor Roll at the University of Texas at Tyler for the 2016 fall semester, President Michael Tidwell announced.

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Chitsey, Williams are Rotary Students for March

Jordan Chitsey, Brandon WilliamsJordan Chitsey and Brandon Williams were selected as the Rotary Students of the Month for March.

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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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It’s time to “Round Up” those kindergarteners

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up has been set several weeks earlier than usual this year at Mount Vernon Elementary 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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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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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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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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