You Have Until March 1 to Submit Your SNA Award Nomination!


Do you have colleagues, friends, peers or supervisors who are SNA members and would be great nominees for the 2020 SNA Awards? Your nomination of the deserving individual could not only lead to an award for Employee, Manager or Director of the Year but could also create more momentum within your district! Meet Mary LaMarche, (Bel Air Elementary School, Md.) SNA’s Employee of the Year, 2019 who shares how her passion for serving her students led to her big win!

SNA Awards Winner Mary LaMarche"I think [my nomination and win] all started with our “A Minion Ways to Eat Healthy” bulletin board. I’m always looking for ways to make lunchtime fun for our students. If there is anything that can be celebrated with food, I try to make it happen, whether it be Johnny Appleseed Day, Dr. Seuss’ birthday or opening day for baseball–we make it a fun food event!"

"We need to start catering to Generation Z by following food trends and keeping up with the world as they know it."

"It is my plan to reach out to parents through social media by posting a monthly “Bulldog Café Bulletin,” which will keep them in the loop on special days that we will be celebrating with food, such as “Taste It/Try It” Tuesday, new menu items and national food days."

If you have a colleague who shows as much dedication as LaMarche, do not hesitate to show gratitude and submit your nomination! The application process does not need to be daunting. Save time on the application process by working with co-workers—splitting up the application process and putting your team’s work together!

Submissions are due online by March 1, 2020; however, the deadline is different for a few select states. (Be sure to check out the exceptions.) The three national winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to SNA’s 2020 Annual National Conference in Nashville, Tenn., where they will also be honored and bestowed plaques at the annual Red Carpet Awards Ceremony.

For a complete list of rules, entry forms and answers to all of your questions, be sure to check out the SNA Awards page.

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