Heritage scholarship dinner Friday

The tenth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet, honoring the black heritage graduates of the 2017 Mount Vernon High School graduating class and those currently in college, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9 in the Cultural Arts Center, 100 Rusk St.

The spotlight will be on those receiving the tenth round of scholarships from the Black Onyx Club and its community supporters. See the June 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.