Awards and Scholarships


SNA Awards

Employee of the Year:  The Employee of the Year award recognizes non-managerial school nutrition employees for the contributions they have made throughout their school nutrition career.

Manager of the Year:  The Manager of the Year award, in honor of Louise Sublette recognizes school nutrition managers for the contributions they have made throughout their school nutrition career.

Director of the Year:  The Director of the Year award recognizes school nutrition directors for the contributions they have made throughout their school nutrition career.

Industry Member of the Year: The Industry Member of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of industry members who demonstrate exemplary support to SNA, SNA members, and their professional communities nationwide. 


Nomination forms go directly to SNA.  To nominate a colleague, click on the link below.


KSNA Awards

ASU Awards

2024 KSNA Awards - DEADLINE APRIL 19, 2024

Nominate that outstanding team, person, or administrator for a KSNA Award or apply for a KSNA scholarship!

Award of Excellence Formerly known as Gold Seal Award of Excellence- Awarded to schools that strive for excellence. 

Friend of KSNA Three categories: State Personnel, Industry Member (individual or company), and Legislator. 

Marketing Hall of Fame  Named in honor of the late Helen Davis, former SNA & KSNA leader. Bring your display of a great promotion or theme day held in your school. 

Team of the Year Formerly Manager & Team of the Year. This award is given to school teams who have demonstrated excellence in management, service, and accountability.

Nutrition Education & Physical Activity Award Formerly known as the P.A.N.E. award. This award is given to a school for successfully developing and executing a Nutrition/Physical Activity program or activity in their school. 

Administrator of the Year Nominee must have an SNA certificate or credential (SNS) with at least 3 years of experience, actively employed in a School Nutrition position such as supervisor, coordinator, consultant. Not for School Nutrition directors. 

Customer Service Award This award is for that person who exemplifies exceptional customer service to students and staff and goes above and beyond in providing a great meal experience for students and staff. 

100% Membership Award Awarded to schools/districts that have 100% SNA membership of staff. 

KSNA Scholarships  KSNA awards up to three $500.00 scholarships. 

School Nutrition Foundation

For over 30 years, the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) has been raising funds to provide scholarships to SNA members.

Donate to the SNF Annual Fund to help SNA members achieve their educational dreams!