2020 SNA Award Winners

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Read the special School Nutrition supplement honoring the 2020-21 award winners.

EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

THE NATIONAL WINNER IS MARTHA PELLEGRINO FROM MASSACHUSETTS

Mideast Region
Darlene Ehlers, Ohio
Sue Holden, Delaware
Jean Precour, Michigan
Amanda Wimer, West Virginia
Marcia Rosa, Maryland

Midwest Region
Rachel Gueningsman, Minnesota
Lila Subba, North Dakota

Northeast Region
Deb Battaglia, New York
Martha Pellegrino, Massachusetts

West Region
Karmen Ivory, Utah
Rita Sandoval, New Mexico

Southeast Region
Emelita Bugarin, Florida
Andre Clark, North Carolina
Bridget Green, Virginia
Brittany Jones, Kentucky
Shirley Smith, Georgia
Christine Wheeler, Alabama

Southwest Region
Tammy Belaire, Louisiana


MANAGER OF THE YEAR

THE NATIONAL WINNER IS HEATHER BLADES FROM VIRGINIA

Mideast Region
Sherri Costello, Indiana
Susan Parsons, West Virginia
Sherry Smith-Butler, Delaware
Georgia St. John, Ohio
Holly Haggerty, Maryland

Midwest Region
Michelle Durenberger, Minnesota
Margo Gusman, Illinois
Missy Hanner, Missouri
Laurie Lorius, South Dakota
Wanda Miller, North Dakota
Sheila Scholting, Nebraska
Kristen Slade, Wisconsin

Northeast Region
Marcey Behler, SNS, New Jersey
Patricia Kearney, Connecticut
Tina McCaffery, New York
Jeanne Reagan, New Hampshire
Jane Rice, Massachusetts
Amber Underdown, Pennsylvania

West Region
Angelica Ledezma, New Mexico
Jeannette Turpin, Utah

Northwest Region
Linda Harrelson, Idaho
Michele Powers, Alaska

Southeast Region
Heather Blades, Virginia
Tory Grace, Georgia
Faye Golding, South Carolina
Cheryl Hinson, North Carolina
Beverly Mack, Florida
Angie Riddle, Kentucky
Shannon Scarborough, Mississippi
Christy Sessions, Alabama
Lori Wilkerson, Tennessee

Southwest Region
Christi Brown, SNS, Colorado
Kim Crutchfield, Louisiana
Patty Kuhn, Kansas



DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

THE NATIONAL WINNER IS ANNETTE HENDRICKX
DEROUIN, SNS
FROM MINNESOTA

Mideast Region
Kristen Hennessey
Lindsey Hill, SNS
Amanda McPherson, SNS
Karen Sarno, SNS
Jessica Shelly, MBA, SNS
School District
Plymouth Canton Comm. Schools
South Madison Comm.School Corp. 
Wetzel County School District
Carroll County Public Schools
Cincinnati Public Schools
State
Michigan
Indiana
West Virginia
Maryland
Ohio
Midwest Region
Vickie Cantrell
Annette Hendrickx Derouin, SNS
Michelle Kloser, SNS
Scott Wahl
Anna Wolk

Logan-Rogersville Middle School
Willmar Public Schools
Menomonie Area School District
Watertown School District
Johnsburg School District 12

Missouri
Minnesota
Wisconsin
South Dakota
Illinois
Northeast Region
Wendy Collins
Artie Frego
Susan Murray, SNS
Sandra Sullivan
Curtistine Walker, M.Ed.

Kittery School District
St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES
Nauset Public Schools
New Milford School District
Pittsburgh Public Schools

Maine
New York
Masachusetts
Connecticut
Pennsylvania
Northwest Region
Amy Rouse, SNS

Fairbanks North
Star Borough School District


Alaska
Southeast Region
Sonja Anthony, SNS
Deborah Carpenter
Josey Crew
Emily Hanlin, SNS
Christell Hicks
Rhonda Huffman

Melody Turner

Jefferson County Board of Education
Hoke County Schools
Hardin County School District
Cobb County School District
Clinton Public School District
Roanoke County Public Schools
Wilson County School District

Alabama
North Carolina
Kentucky
Georgia
Mississippi
Virginia
Tennessee
Southwest Region
Tony Jorstad, RD, SNS
Terri Jo Markham

Brighton School District 27J
Chanute Public Schools

Colorado
Kansas
West Region
Ginger Jones

Deming Public Schools

New Mexico

2020 INDUSTRY MEMBER OF THE YEAR

THE NATIONAL WINNER IS JOSE QUINONES, FROM JTM FOOD GROUP

Learn More About the SNA Member Awards Program

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