During a recent fund raising kickoff event, The Marie Barney Boston Scholarship Foundation recognized two local educators Jacksonville youth. The event was held at the Cookbook Restaurant on Pearl Street in Jacksonville on October 15h.
The honorees were Mr. Johnistine Young-Daigeau and Mrs. Cynthia Dr. Smith. Mrs. Degeau is a retired Principal who provided over 30 years of service to the Duval County School System. Mrs. Smith has served as a clerk, a bookkeeper, teacher, instructional coach and assistant principal in the Duval County Public Schools for the past 16 years.
Both of these ladies have demonstrated a passion for educating our youth. The ladies were presented with a framed teachers poem and a fifty dollar monetary award. The Marie barney Boston Scholarship fund was established in 2016, and currently has three Scholarship awardees attending college in Florida.
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