The Mount Vernon FFA chapter won 21 awards at the 85th Illinois FFA State Convention. Bottom Row from left to right - Cherie Rogier, Sam Schnautz, Wyatt Capps, Betsy Kueker, Brooke Phillips, Myles Tate, and John Kabat. Middle row from left to right - Sam Marshall, Katie Willmore, Mary Morgan, Barbara Burke, Megan Reynolds, Diana Williams, and DaleAnn Conley. Back row from left to right - Luke Tennant, Augusto Navarro, Sierra Willmore, Aaron Ramsey, Tylor MeGehee, Seth Gass, Hannah Wright, and Daniel James
The Mt. Vernon Township High School Agriculture Program and Mt. Vernon FFA Chapter took home 21 top honors, including 10th in . . .
4th Place -- Class 3A State Tourney
Mt Vernon Rams baseball team pose with their 4th Place Trophy from the Class 3A State Tourney. Congratulations on making history with a school record 31 wins, State Tourney hardware (the first-ever in baseball) and the first BOYS Team Sport State Trophy since 1954 for Mt Vernon. What a ride, great job!
The Rams (31-8-1) are in the Final Four for the 1st time in school history after defeating Bloomington 6-1! Tyler Ellis (8-2) pitched a complete game and struck out 5 while only walking 1. The Rams had 7 hits in the game. Mt. . . .
Fractals are one of the newest forms of math available to students. They were developed in 1975. The simple definition of fractal would be as follows: a repeating geometric pattern. Fractals can be used in computer modeling and structures that do not have simple geometric shapes such as clouds, mountains, and coastlines.
Towards the end of the school year, geometry teacher Dustin Foster allowed his students to work together to design some fractals of their own. Armed with only sidewalk chalk, rulers, and the knowledge he provided . . .