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Mock interviews planned for seniors

Community in Schools counselor Joyce Finigan is looking for business managers to conduct mock interviews on Tuesday, May 17. Mount Vernon High School seniors have been asked to prepare a resume

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Second dual language program meeting planned

A second chance to attend a mandatory meeting for parents interested in enrolling their Kindergarten age children in the Dual Language Two Way program will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21

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Alora Joyner wins broiler show

Alora Joyner showed the Grand Champion Broilers at the Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowAlora Joyner showed the Grand Champion Broilers at the Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 2. Miss Joyner showed her broilers as a part of the Mount Vernon Junior FFA.

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Class of 1951 sets annual reunion

The Mount Vernon High School class of 1951 reunion has been set for Saturday, May 7. Class members are encouraged to gather starting at 10 a.m. for visitation. A luncheon will be provided at noon. For more details, see the April 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Abby Nguyen and Destin Weakley are Rotary Students for March

Abby Nguyen, Destin WeakleyAbby Nguyen and Destin Weakley were named Rotary Students of the Month for April at Mount Vernon High School. For more about these outstanding students and their future plans, see the April 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior High band wins Sweepstakes award

The Mount Vernon Junior High band received the Sweepstakes award for First Division Ratings in concert performance and in sight reading performance at the Pleasant Grove Invitational Concert Band Contest

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Penny three-peats with Grand Champion Goat

Hannah Penny showed the Grand Champion Goat for the third year in a row at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowHannah Penny, daughter of Tim and Cindy Penny, showed the Grand Champion Goat for the third year in a row at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 2.

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Mason Lowery shows top Ag Mechanics project

Mason Lowery showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowMason Lowery, son of Lance and Sandra Lowery, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 2.

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Hylke Talsma shows Champion Dairy Heifer

Hylke Talsma showed the Grand Champion Dairy Heifer at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowHylke Talsma, son of Hendrik and Jantsje Talsma, showed the Grand Champion Dairy Heifer at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 2.

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