Picture of the Dugas Family at Destin Elementary School Recognition Event

Destin ES Recognizes Dugas Family Foundation For Years of Support

The Dugas Family Foundation was recognized recently by Destin Elementary School and Scholastic Book Fairs for their yearly donation of books to Okaloosa County School District students.  Seeing a need in the school community, the Foundation began donating books to children as part of the annual Book Fairs in 2011.  Since that time, the Foundation has donated over 100,000 books to student in Okaloosa County.

“It is my hope that Destin Elementary School community will join me in honoring the foundation for their generosity,” said Rita Forbes, Book Fair Field Representative for Scholastic Book Fairs Southeast Region.  “Students not only received books for their home libraries, but each school got the benefit of the grant in the revenue of their book fairs allowing them additional funding for items needed in their libraries.”

Pictured above are Lynn and Steve Dugas, Laura and Wayne Dugas; Les Kevehazi, Scholastic Book Fairs Sales Manager; Sean Kerns, Scholastic Book Fairs Branch Manager; Rita Forbes, Scholastic Book Fairs Field Representative; Destin Elementary School, Al Gardner; Henry Kelley, Okaloosa County School District Community Affairs; and several Destin Elementary School students.