Award-Winning

Last Updated: 4/30/2021 6:15 PM

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Award Winning

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) has had numerous accomplishments and awards that showcase a few of many successes, both academically and through extra-curricular activities.  Here are just a few of the most recent acknowledgments:

• Indiana Department of Education rated MVHS an "A" school 7 times since 2012 

• Indiana Department of Education rated MVHS a Four Star School 7 times since 2012

• One of the first high schools in the country to have a 3D printer and is currently the only high school  in the country to have an Elumen’s Vision Dome  

• High-Tech Academy offers state-of-the-art television studio and Computer Animated Design  courses  

• Each student has their own Chromebook  

• Graduation rate: 2020-2021 - 99%  

• Percentage of class earning academic honors diploma – 2021- 41% 

• Top 100 Schools for FAFSA completion – 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 

• 68.7% of total AP students achieved a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam - 2020 

• Recognized as a "College Success Award" Winners from the GreatSchools Organization – 2021, 2020, 2018

2019-2020 attendance rate - 96% 

• Offering Aerospace programming, including up to 20 Ivy Tech credit hours towards their aviation  programming that could lead to a pilot's license 

• Offers a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course where students can graduate with their CNA  certificate - in 2021 all students achieved their CNA certification.

• Awarded a GenerationOn School - 2017 

• Certified as a Common Sense Media School - 2017 

• Offers 12 Advanced Placement (AP) courses  

• Offers 16 dual credit courses  

• Offers 3 Advanced College Project (ACP) courses  

• 2021 seniors earned over $4,000,000 in scholarships  

• Band state qualifier – 2019, 2018

• ISHDTA state dance champion in pom - 2019, 2018 

•  19 IHSAA varsity sports offered as well as cheerleading

• 6 fine arts opportunities in choral and instrumental  

• 9 academic competitions including fine arts, math, science  

• Over 60 (Non-Athletic) clubs/organizations including National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, FFA, and FACS  

 

2020-2021 Athletic Awards:
Hoosier Heritage Conference Champions
Football
Boys Cross Country
Boys Swimming (1st conference title in school history)
Girls Basketball
Boys Basketball
Girls Track and Field
Boys Track and Field
Boys Golf
Baseball (1st outright conference title in school history)
IHSAA Sectional Champions
Football (Elite 8)
Boys Tennis (Regional Runner-Up)
Girls Soccer (Elite 8)
Girls Basketball (Elite 8)
Boys Basketball (Sweet 16)
Boys Swimming
Girls Tennis
Softball (Final 4)
Girls Track and Field
Boys Track and Field
Boys Golf
Baseball (Final 4)
IHSAA Regional Champions
Softball (first since 2002)
Baseball (first since 1971)
HHC Boys All-Sports Award winner (5th time in last 6 years)
HHC Girls All-Sports Award winner (1st time since 2011-12)
Won 6 of 8 Hancock County Titles
83 HHC Individual Medals Awarded 
11 HHC Coaches of the Year
5  Events qualified for the boys track & field state finals
1 event qualified for the  girls track  & field state finals
Aiden Tierney finished 7th  (100 IM) and 2nd (100 Breaststroke),  the highest finish in school history
Boys &  Girls XC advanced to semi-state
Record 9 wrestlers advanced to semi-state
Overall, varsity sports won 77% of their contests across the board, with most sports facing a top 25-ranked schedule.