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Long named Best Actor, public performance Saturday

Kaden Long was named Best Actor at the Regional One Act Play competition Thursday, April 21 at Tyler Junior College. The Mount Vernon High School One Act Play did not advance.

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Nursery Landscape team advancing to State

Nursery Landscape team members are Brandon Williams, McKay Patrick, Julia Minter, and Hylke Talsma.The Nursery Landscape CDE team earned first place at the Texas A&M - Commerce Area VI CDE contest April 5. They are advancing to the state contest on Friday, April 29 at Sam Houston State University. Team members are Brandon Williams, McKay Patrick, Julia Minter, and Hylke Talsma.

Colorguard wins National titles

Mount Vernon High School Colorguard members display their trophies.The Mount Vernon High School Colorguard participated in the Marching Auxiliaries annual National Championship on April 8 and 9 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

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Tiger band ends year on perfect note

Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger BandThe Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band finished their school year with an unprecedented number of awards and honors. The Tiger Band finished their competition year with a UIL Grand Sweepstakes Award,

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Flag team honored by school board

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board gave special recognition to the Intermediate School flag team comprised of Conner Cobern, Preston Clayton, and Mason PopeMembers of the Mount Vernon School Board gave special recognition to the Intermediate School flag team comprised of Conner Cobern, Preston Clayton, and Mason Pope during the Monday, April 11 meeting.

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Homesite evaluation team headed to State

Homesite Evaluation CDE Team members are  Brandon Williams, Natalie Oud, and Hylke Talsma.The Homesite Evaluation CDE Team will compete at the State event at Tarleton State University on Thursday, April 21.  Team members are Brandon Williams, Natalie Oud, and Hylke Talsma. See the April 21 edtion of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more about this group.

High school One-Act Play Region contest bound

Kathleen Gekiere, Kaden Long, and Patrick Hoffman act out a scene for the Mount Vernon High School One Act Play.Kathleen Gekiere, Kaden Long, and Patrick Hoffman act out a scene for the Mount Vernon High School One Act Play. The cast and crew is advancing to the Regional Competition April 21.

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Land judging first at Area

Land Judging team members are Cade Hyman,  Kristopher Siddens, Savanna Oud, and Layton Wright.The Land Judging team placed first at the Area contest and will compete at the State competition at Tarleton State University on Thursday, April 21.

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Eckstein, Stinson, Russell receive MVISD awards

Honorees at the Mount Vernon ISD Employee BanquetTanya Eckstein was named the Secondary Teacher of the Year, Sandy Stinson was named Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Robert Russell was named Auxiliary Employee of the Year

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