Laughton named national junior college award recipient

Jim Laughton, a member of the communication and arts faculty at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, Ark., was recently honored with the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award.

A 1984 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, Mr. Laughton is the son of retired MVISD teacher Minnie Birdsong. For more details about the award, see the January 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.