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May 4, 2010

Our View: Spiritual tradition continues

MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Ministerial Association will be keeping a May tradition alive on May 11, with the Mt. Vernon Township High School Baccalaureate Service.

The hour-long student-led program will feature music and testimonials, and be held in the MVTHS Auditorium. Graduates are asked to meet in front of the auditorium by 6:45 p.m. on May 11, and the seniors will enter at 7 p.m. and sit as a group.

Following the service, pizza and soda will be provided for the graduates and their families in the school cafeteria.

As many communities across the nation have let the spiritual event for graduating seniors and their families fall to the wayside, it is nice to see the Jefferson County community continuing the practice.

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