The annual Meet the Tigers celebration is set for Saturday, Aug. 9 beginning at 10 a.m. The event provides the first public glimpse of Mount Vernon High School UIL participants for the 2009-2010 school year.
The Mount Vernon High School junior varsity cheerleading squad attended the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) Summer Camp at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio on July 21 to July 25 and received three superior ratings and blue ribbons.
Late sign-ups for the Franklin County Youth Football program are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 at the football practice field on the south side of the school. All football participants are required to attend sign-ups. Fees are due the day of the event. See the July 30 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.