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The Mount Pleasant Independent School District announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals for children 18 years of age and younger will be served Monday through Thursday beginning June 4, 2018, and ending June 27, 2018, on all of our K-12 campuses. Please see the feeding locations and serving times that are listed below:

Mt. Pleasant High School and the Mt. Pleasant Jr High School
Breakfast begins at 7:15 am and ends at 8:15 am. Lunch at these locations starts at 11:45 am and ends at 12:30 pm.

Frances Corprew Elementary School, Annie Sims Elementary School, EC Brice Elementary School and Vivian Fowler Elementary School
Breakfast starts at 7:15 am and is over at 8:15 am. Lunch at these locations begins at 11:30 am and ends at 12:30 pm.


MPHS & NTCC Grads!

Students (L-R) Hugo Valdez and Chris Memije will graduate from Mount Pleasant High School and Northeast Texas Community College with a Certificate of Competency in Electrical Technology. The students took evening classes for this accomplishment and plan to enter the Electrical Industry.


MPHS Seniors Receive Brandon Foster Scholarship

Mt. Pleasant High School seniors Stephanie Gonzalez and Harison Russell are the recipients of the Brandon Foster Memorial Scholarship. Kappa Pi established the scholarship in memory of Brandon Foster in 1985. Linda Blount of Kappa Pi and Suzanne Foster, Brandon’s mother, presented the award.

Stephanie is the daughter of Maria Gonzalez and Samuel Gonzalez. She has been an active participant in many organizations at MPHS including Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), Student Council, Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE), Book Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). And Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA),

She has participated in numerous health science classes in high school and has become CPR certified, and CNA certified. She plans to attend Northeast Texas Community College in the fall and obtains her associate’s degree in health science and become a dietician.

Harison is the son of Steve and Adina Russell. He is a four-year member of Future Farmers of America (FFA) where he served as chapter president his senior year and previously served as secretary, treasurer, and a district officer. He won many awards in FFA and received the State Lone Star Farmer Degree in 2017. He has also been a member of National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, HOSA, and Student Council. He has been a member of the Tiger Baseball team for four years and was Team Captain his senior year. He was selected the Defensive Team Player of the Year in 2015.

Harison has been a successful participant in numerous livestock shows. He has shown Limousin heifers at the Fort Worth Stock Show and the Houston Livestock show every year since 3rd grade. He exhibited Class Winners at the Fort Worth Stock Show in 2010, 2012, and 2014. He also exhibited Grand Champion or Reserve Champion steers and heifers at the Titus County Fair in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Ranked in the Top 10 Percent of his class, Harison plans to attend Texas A&M University in the Fall and major in Sports Management.

Pictured are (l-r) Linda Blount, Harison Russell, Stephanie Gonzalez and Suzanne Foster.


Lady Tigers Sign to Play College Ball

Blakely Cheek signs to play for Grayson College | Blakely Cheek is with her sister Brooklyn, her softball coach Jeremy Tarrant and her mother, Diedra.

Jessica Robles and Selena Yanez sign to play soccer at NTCC next year | Jessica Robles and Selena Yanez are joined by coaches Jesus Robles (and Jessica’s father) and Ramon Hernandez.


Friday was a big day for three Lady Tiger athletes. They each signed a letter of intent to play college ball.

Softball player Blakely Cheek signed a letter to play for the Vikings at Grayson College in Denison, Texas. The middle infielder was named this year’s Softball Lady Tiger Most Valuable Player. She is the daughter of Diedra Cheek.

Two Lady Tiger Soccer players signed to play for the Northeast Texas Community College. Right fullback Jessica Robles and central defender Selena Yanez will join the Eagles in the fall. Selena is the daughter of Ventura and Isidra Yanez. Jessica is the daughter of Jesus and Joyce Marie Robles. The signing day was unique for the Robles as Jesus is a Lady Tiger coach as well as Jessica’s father.