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Lopez, Fountain named band beau and sweetheart

T.K. Fountain, Isaac LopezIsaac Lopez and T.K. Fountain were named as the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, October 21.

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Football beau and sweetheart named

Michaela Hollingsworth, Cameron GreenbergCameron Greenberg and Michaela Hollingsworth were named the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Football Beau and Sweetheart during Senior ceremonies at the pep rally prior to the Tigers and Quitman Bulldogs game.

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Super football

Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.

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Gregg Weiss earns doctorate degree

Greg WeissMount Vernon ISD Superintendent Greg Weiss successfully defended his dissertation last week to obtain a doctorate of education degree.

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Funds appropriated to repair high school roof, new business manager introduced

Barbara ShurbetMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board voted to appropriate funds from the capital projects fund to repair the roof of the high school and were introduced to Barbara Shurbet, the district’s new business manager.

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Duke Talent qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiersStudents from Mount Vernon Junior High qualified for Duke University’s Seventh Grade Talent Search for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Tiger band sweeps ratings at Four States Marching Festival

The Mount Vernon High School Tiger BandThe Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band swept the ratings at the Four States Marching Festival in Texarkana on Saturday, October 1.

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VanDeavers named schools’ Ambassadors of the Year

School superintendent-turned-legislator Gary VanDeaver and his wife, Pamela, have been named as the 2016 Texas Public Schools Ambassador of the Year by Friends of Texas Public Schools (FTPS).

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Bobby Maples to be honored Friday

Bobby MaplesBobby Maples will be honored for his 14 year professional football career on Friday, October 7 prior to the Mount Vernon and Winnsboro football game and then during half time for his career in the National Football League (NFL).

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