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DCS earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting


KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA- May 14, 2019- The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Duplin County Board of Education by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

Superintendent, Dr. Austin Obasohan expressed his appreciation for this recognition.  “On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to thank our Finance department, school bookkeepers, and all staff responsible for budgets.  We sincerely appreciate the hard work and diligence you put forth each and every day.”

Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of over 20,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.