Mount Vernon News
 
 
Monday, May 23, 2011
Date: 5/23/2011 Album ID: 1253398
Mount Vernon’s Bryan Downs makes a dive for a ball during Saturday’s Regional Final against Hilliard Davidson. The Yellow Jackets lost in straight sets, ending their season.
Lanette Sessink, right, Ed.D, vice president for Student Development at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, announced the winners of the annual Service Above Self Award at Saturday’s commencement exercises. This year’s winners were Whitney Gherman, second from left, and Kody Snouffer, third from left. Pictured at left is MVNU President Daniel J. Martin.
Highland’s Amanda Mosier races to the finish in the girls’ 100-meter finals at the Central District tournament in Obetz on Saturday. Mosier qualified for Thursday’s regional meet in Dayton.
Karen Arnold purchases a loaf of herb bread during Saturday’s Farmer’s Market on Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon.
Jill Ahrens gets her hood from Kenyon College marshal Jim Steen prior to receiving her diploma during graduation ceremonies Saturday on Samuel Mather Lawn. Four hundred and eighteen Kenyon graduates received their diploma.
Doctors Barry Reppart and Amanda Rogers examine Duke, an English Mastiff, at the newly renamed Complete Care Animal Hospital.
East Knox’s Joey Montoya tries to hold off London’s Kevin Swartz in Saturday’s 1,600-meter district final at Hamilton Township. Both qualified for regionals.
Centerburg’s Jacob Sutton looks off a runner before making a play at first. Sutton was the only Trojan to reach base twice during Saturday’s district semifinal against Heath.
The Kiwanis club honored local high school band members during its meeting on Monday. Receiving the John Philip Sousa Awards are, from left, Lindsey Heldenbrand, Centerburg High School, with director Richard Cooper; Joseph Duncan, Danville High School, with director Christi Cochran; Eric Frazee, East Knox High School, with director Garry Young; Katie Hinger, Fredericktown High School, with director Jerod Smith; and Joseph Kasper, Mount Vernon High School, with director Carol McCutcheon. Kiwanis chairman of the awards committee was Al Allender, left. Sousa was a renowned composer and band leader of the U.S. Marine Corps band and was called “The March King” for his marching band music.
Fredericktown’s Emily Roberts, right, tries to hold off Centerburg’s Alyssa Burton in the 3,200-meter run in Saturday’s district finals at Gahanna. Roberts qualified for regionals with a time of 12:11.83, good for third place.