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front row, Ila Fay Black Patrick for her husband Mathus Black, Dorothy Winfield, Rosalin Bell and Cynthia Woodall for their father Landon Ramsay, second row, Kennith Swinford, Charles Winfield, and Thomas and Lanny Ramsay for their father Landon Ramsay.Five former employees and students of Mount Vernon ISD were honored during ceremonies at the school on Friday, October 4. Those accepting the awards were front row, Ila Fay Black Patrick for her husband Mathus Black, Dorothy Winfield, Rosalin Bell and Cynthia Woodall for their father Landon Ramsay, second row, Kennith Swinford, Charles Winfield, and Thomas and Lanny Ramsay for their father Landon Ramsay.

Committee to present recommendations

Members of the Focal Committee will present their recommendations to the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees at the regular monthly board meeting on Monday, October 14.

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Hollingsworth, Wylie are commended students

Colton Wylie, Marcus HollingsworthMount Vernon High School principal Kelly Baird recently announced that Marcus Hollingsworth and Colton Wylie have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Band receives top rating at marching contest

Marcus Hollingsworth, Jessica Valasquez, Daniel Hassell and Katie Larison display awards won at the Four States Marching ContestThe Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band competed at the Four States Marching Festival in Texarkana on Saturday, October 5 and received straight division ones from the judges present for all divisions: colorguard, drum majors, drum line, and band.

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Homecoming queen nominees announced

2013 Homecoming Queen nominees Kristin Decker, Bailey Bohlken, Taylor Rose, and Maitland Rutledge with duchesses Jordanne Donica, Natalie Oud, and McKay Patrick.Mount Vernon High School Homecoming Queen nominees and their court for 2013 were announced Monday, September 23 at the high school. The Homecoming queen will be crowned in ceremonies at 6:45 p.m. Friday, October 4.

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MVISD celebrating National School Lunch Week

The staff at Mount Vernon ISD cafeterias will be celebrating National School Lunch Week October 14-18 with special menus planned each day. During the week, students will be served meals that recognize their diverse student population.

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Black, Ramsay to be inducted into school’s League of Honor

A group of five former students and employees make up the 2013 class of inductees into the Franklin County League of Honor. Mathus Black, Landon Ramsay, Kennith Swinford, and Dorothy and Charles Winfield will be honored during ceremonies on Friday, October 4.

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Decker crowned 2013 Homecoming Queen

Kristin Decker is crowned as the 2013 Mount Vernon High  School Homecoming Queen by outgoing queen Megan Oud.Kristin Decker was crowned the 2013 Homecoming Queen during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, October 4 at Don Meredith Stadium. Miss Decker is the daughter of Adam and Tracie Decker.

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Homecoming Parade Monday, September 30

The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon is scheduled for Monday, September 30. Anyone interested in entering a float in the parade should contact Jenna Baker

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