Our Future Leader Scholarship Winner Amber Bulcher with SNA Past Presidents Becky Domokos-Bays, Nancy Rice, and Julia Bauscher
SNA Awards Program
Jerrilyn Hernandez, Orofino Junior-Senior High School kitchen manager, has been named SNA's 2018 manager of the year. "Taking on more responsibility in her profession and continuing to do more for her community, Jerrilyn Hernandez goes above and beyond the duties of kitchen manager, just one of many reasons she has been named this year's manager of the year," said Lynn Harvey, the association's president. Hernandez has utilized grants to provide healthy food options. She also implemented a "Breakfast in the Classroom" program that increased breakfast participation to 89 percent from 16 percent. Hernandez will be recognized in July during the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony at the School Nutrition Association's annual national conference in Las Vegas. Click here
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Marlene Toothaker, Food Service Worker from Boise School district, has been named 2018 Employee of the Year for Idaho and the NW Regional Employee of the Year! "For 24 years, Marlene Toothaker has been dedicated to providing students with high quality, nutritious school meals. She currently works at Horizon Elementary and Morley Nelson Elementary schools and has implemented a unique marketing campaign for the schools’ Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Creating high quality laminated tags for the baskets of produce that go to classrooms at snack time, Toothaker has provided information and fun facts to help students learn more about their fresh fruits and vegetables." Click here
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Two of our own Heroes were selected not only for the Idaho Director and Manager of the Year 2017, but also for the Northwest Regional Director and Manager of the Year!