Members of the 2009-10 Mount Vernon High School Colorguard, drum majors for the band, and the squad leaders were recently announced.Kaylee Crabtree will serve as captain for the colorguard. Kristin Conarroe will be the lieutenant.
Sybil Buck presents Jace Alphin with the Sulphur Cypress Soil and Water Conservation District first place essay award. Mr. Alphin is a student at Mount Vernon Junior High and is the son of J. R. and Kelly Alphin. See the April 30 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.
Dalton Guess, a seven-year-old student, who was left unsupervised at the end of the school day, has sparked procedural changes at Mount Vernon Independent School District. For more information, see the April 30 edition of the Optic-Herald.
The Saltillo FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team will compete at the National FFA Judging contest at the National FFA Convention this fall. Members of the national qualifying team as shown in the accompanying picture are Michael Teague, chapter advisor, Brett Smith, Nolan Garmon, Bobby Goldsmith, Colton Smith, Chase Carr, and Macy Eaves, State Vice President. See the April 30 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.