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Reception to honor retiring teachers Friday

Mount Vernon ISD will honor four retiring employees with a reception on Friday, May 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the high school library.

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Asay, Steen are Rotary Students for May

Rae Asay and Sydni SteenRae Asay and Sydni Steen were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for May 2018 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Anti-bullying campaign

Alexis MyersAlexis Myers, a sixth grade student at Mount Vernon Middle School, has initiated an anti-bullying campaign.

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Coloring contest winners

Kindergarten students at Mount Vernon Elementary School won a variety of prizes in an annual coloring contest sponsored by the Child Welfare BoardKindergarten students at Mount Vernon Elementary School won a variety of prizes in an annual coloring contest sponsored by the Child Welfare Board to help promote abuse awareness.

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Buck initiated into honor society

Zachary BuckZachary Buck was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

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Cantrell awarded prestigous transfer scholarship

Alicia CantrellAlicia Cantrell, a student at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC), is one of just 47 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

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McKinney hired as Fairfield, Kansas superintendant

Betsy McKinneyBetsy McKinney of Abbyville, Kansas, a 1981 graduate of Mount Vernon ISD and the daughter of Dorothy Johnson, was hired as the new superintendent of Fairfield USD #310.

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Lyndi Starr named Texas Tech Masked Rider

Lyndi Starr has been named as the 2018-19 Masked Rider for Texas Tech University.Lyndi Starr has been named as the 2018-19 Masked Rider for Texas Tech University.

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Aggie muster Saturday, April 21

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster.

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