John and Margaret DeGarmo of West Des Moines have been named St. Mary's Volunteers of the Year during St. Mary's Schools Catholic Schools Week mass Thursday morning.
The DeGarmos have found paper, cups, envelopes, posterboard, computer discs, etc., and other school supplies. The couple has made the effort to secure these items from around the region and bring them to St. Mary's. The DeGarmos had three daughters graduate from St. Mary's Schools and now have a grandson, Bailey Cavanaugh, attending school. All of the school's volunteers were recognized at the Catholic Schools Week mass Thursday for their service to the school. All volunteers gathered at a reception in the parish center following the mass. Shown are the DeGarmos with daughter Pegi Cavanaugh and grandson Bailey.