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Submitted photo At the Mount Vernon High School Award Night May 22, several students were presented with awards of recognition and announcements of the scholarships they have received. Leslie Bell accepts a congratulatory handshake from Kenyon College President Sean Decatur as she takes the stage to join her join her classmates and announcer, Knox County Foundation Program Manager Lisa Lloyd. Shown lined up behind them, from left, are Elizabeth Gifford, Brandon Grabow, Jordan Hoag, Chase Holdener, Kristyn Conrad, Noah Hubbard, Nathanael Cook, Christopher Hull and Wyatt Karns.

Students honored at MVHS Award Night

Wednesday evening, May 22, Mount Vernon High School staff, community members and the Knox County Foundation came together to honor students with presentations of awards of recognition and announcements of the scholarships they have received.

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Submitted photo Collin Beltz, a first grader at East Knox Elementary, read 676,873 words this school year, far surpassing the required 150,000 words required to secure his place in Kevia Calkins’ 1st Grade Reading Hall of Fame. He is the son of Joshua and Erica Beltz of Howard.

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Collin Beltz, a first grader at East Knox Elementary, read 676,873 words this school year, far surpassing the required 150,000 words required to secure his place in Kevia Calkins’ 1st Grade Reading Hall of Fame.

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Photo courtesy of Wright State University Wright State baseball player J.D. Orr gets ready to hit during a game this spring. The former Mount Vernon standout was drafted Tuesday in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Miami Marlins.

Orr gets the call in MLB draft

J.D. Orr got the call Tuesday every baseball player dreams of.
Orr’s call came from the Miami Marlins, who drafted the Mount Vernon graduate and Wright State baseball player in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball draft.

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