FHS Freshmen and Sophomores attended First Lady Casey DeSantis’s “The Facts. Your Future.” campaign assembly on September 15th. As the “The Facts. Your Future.” website explains, “The First Lady’s campaign focuses on supporting students statewide to ensure they receive prevention instruction and encouragement to protect and maintain their health, avoid substance misuse, and discourage risky behaviors so they can thrive and flourish for life.”

Deputy Superintendent Dr. Hawthorne and Superintendent Hughes opened the assembly and introduced a representative of the Walton County Sheriff’s office, Department of Juvenile Justice CPO Kaylasha Patterson, guest speaker Sheldon Jernigan, and a representative of the Florida Department of Health. FHS Principal, Donna Simmons closed the assembly by reminding students they have teachers and staff who also want to see them lead successful lives.