Congratulations to 4th year Biomedical Student, Priyanka Kaushal on her recent recognition by the College Board for AP + PLTW Achievement in Biomedical Science! She obtained a qualifying score on a combination of 3 AP exams and PLTW EoC (end of course) Assessments. She is now part of more than 8000 students recognized for this achievement. Priyanka is one of many MVTHS student who are Building a Better World One Ram at a Time!
First semester exams will be held on December 20th and December 21st.
The 2019 MVTHS Sports Hall of Fame Induction will be held on Sat January 12, 2019 at 6 PM in Changnon Gymnasium on the campus of Mt. Vernon High School.
Introducing the newest class of Hall of Famers
ATHLETES TO BE INDUCTED
Carlos Burns- Class of 1993- in football Carlos was named All South Seven Conference and All-South Defensive Team. As a wrestler he was a South Seven Champion and also named All-Conference. Carlos played football and wrestled at Millikin University where he was also named to All Conference teams in both sports.
Brian Deaton - Class of 2006 - a rare 3 Sport Athlete at MVTHS, played football, basketball and baseball. As team quarterback, Brian led the 2005 Hall of Fame football team to a school record 11 wins and to the IHSA State Quarterfinals, named South 7 MVP and Southern Illinois Player of the Year as the Rams Quarterback his senior season.
Carol Ray - class of 1986 - outstanding cross country, basketball, track athlete for the Lady Rams. Her 86 Basketball team set a school record 26 wins and advanced to the IHSA Supersectional, with her as point guard. She is a member of the 1986 MVTHS Hall of Fame Track and Field Team. Also a 3 sport athlete in college, she ran cross, played basketball and softball at RLC. Carol finished her college at SIU - E where she ran cross country.
Ben Doggan - Class of 1982 - a football and basketball athlete at MVTHS - in football he holds the record for Most Yards as a Receiver with 1286 yards and is second all time with 66 Career Receptions. Ben continued his football career at Millikin University.
Tyrone Woodgett - Class of 1975- outstanding football player for the Rams , holds the record for Most Career Touchdowns with 30, rushed for 1191 yards as a senior and named South 7 Conference MVP. He also was a track Athlete at MVTHS. Tyrone played football for Illinois State University.
Melbourne Evans - Class of 1910- a four sport athlete for MVTHS, led his basketball teams to the IHSA ELITE 8 twice, first as a junior in the 1908-09 season which was the first time ever a MVTHS basketball team qualified. His senior year in 1909-10 the team again qualified for the IHSA basketball State tournament and placed 4th. Melbourne was named First Team All-State his junior season, the first MVTHS basketball player to achieve that honor. We are currently looking for any relatives of Mr. Evans who may want to represent him at the Induction. If you have any information, call HOF committee member Sara Rennie at 618-237-8977.
TEAMS TO BE INDUCTED
1969-70 Rams Basketball team, coached by Bob Arnold, assistant was Hall of Famer coach Sonny Ellis. This team finished with 21 wins, winning the South Seven Conference Championship. Undefeated on their home court, the Rams made a late season run and became IHSA Regional Champs and Sectional Champs, gaining "Sweet 16" status. The Rams season ended in the Supersectional Game. Members of this team should contact HOF committee member Mike Bevis for more information. Phone 618-237-9101.
1972 Rams Football coached by Les Feuquay, assisted by Ferrall Wiman. The Rams team achieved 8 wins this season, with 1 loss and 1 tie. This Ram team was the fifth team in the 57 year school history of football to achieve 8 wins. Members can call Mike Bevis at 618-237-9101 for more information.
The 1991 Rams Cross Country team coached by Hall of Fame Coach, Sonny Ellis.
This team accomplished a goal that no other Cross Country team has achieved, an IHSA Sectional Championship. Along the way they also won the South Seven Championship and the IHSA Regional Championship. Team members can call HOF committee member Clint Turner for more information, phone 618-231-1916.
Denny's will donate 10% of sales on the second Thursday of each month from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm to the MVTHS Foundation. No coupon or certificate is required. The dates are: November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 14, and May 9.
The MVTHS Sports Hall of Fame is announcing the 2019 class of Inductees.
This is the 15th class to be inducted. The Induction Dinner will be held in Changnon Gymnasium on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Here are the newest members of our Sports Hall of Fame.
Melbourne Evans - Class of 1910
Tyrone Woodgett - Class of 1975
Ben Doggan - Class of 1983
Carol (Ray) Frerker - Class of 1986
Carlos Burns - Class of 1993
Brian Deaton - Class of 2006
1969-70 Rams Basketball - Coached by Bob Arnold
1972 Rams Football - Coached by Les Feuquay
1991 Rams Cross Country - Coached by Hall of Fame Coach Sonny Ellis