The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday to launch the Nicholls Reading Council’s first Literacy Box Initiative. A Morgan City nonprofit organization, Paying It Forward, was the recipient of this first box. Children in the community will be able to donate books they no longer want in exchange for books they wish to read, all through this central location in the heart of Morgan City. From left are Mark Stephens, Morgan City District 2 councilman; Kay Arceneaux, NRC member; Susan Tregle, NRC secretary; Alaina Black; Jacob Duval, Marina Duval; June Mire, owner of Paying It Forward; Natalie Duval, NRC treasurer; Gracielyn LaPoint, Bentley LaPoint, Ronica LaPoint, NRC president; Sage LaPoint, Judy Faul and Veronica Governale, NRC immediate past president.
The Nicholls Reading Council recently launched its Literacy Box Initiative, which will allow children in St.