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Mount Vernon Community School vice principal Elizabeth Namba, back left, and Marine Corps Marathon race director Rick Nealis, right, celebrate the Healthy Kids Award with students who participated in the Healthy Kids Fun Run last October. The school received a check for $1,000 for its top five placement with 115 registered runners.

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MVCS Honored with Healthy School Award

Students win $1,000 for PE department.

The efforts of 115 Mount Vernon Community School students who braved the torrential rains and cold temperatures last Oct. 29 paid off when MVCS was honored Jan. 19 as one of the top five schools that participated in the 2011 Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids Fun Run.


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