Awards and Scholarships

Who is YOUR Rising Star?

It's never too soon to begin planning for your 2017-18 Nominees for SNA and SNACT  Awards!   Applicants must be SNACT members, or for Industry Member of the Year, a SNACT sponsor. Through the SNA/ SNACT Awards Program, we celebrate and recognize every-day heroes: school nutrition professionals who work every day to ensure well-nourished students across the country are prepared for success!  

Awards include:

Director of the Year 

Manager of the Year

Employee of the Year

Rising Star Award (One Rising Star Award will be given to a Food Service Director and one to a Food Service Staff Member) 

Industry Member of the Year Award

Anniversary of Service Award The award will be given to school nutrition employees to mark 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 years of service. This is your chance to honor your staff for the great work that they do. SNACT members and non-members are both eligible for the Anniversary of Service Award. (All Anniversary Award recipients are expected to attend the banquet and will be charged either the member of non member rate, depending on their status at the time of the banquet.) Applications are due to execdir@snact.org by May 1.

Award nominations open in late 2017. SNA awards are due by March 1. Please click on the above awards for award guidelines and nominating forms. The Rising Star and Industry Member awards are due to execdir@snact.org by April 1, 2018. The Anniversary of Service Award form is due by May 1, 2018.

Congratulations to SNACT's 2016-17 Award winners: 

Director of the Year: Maggie Dreher, Avon, Canton, Region 10

Manager of the Year: Susan Osborn, Montville

Rising Star, Manager: Kristina Crandal, Groton

Rising Star, Director: Erica Biagetti, Guilford

Industry Member of the Year: Bob Rosner, M&R Frosted Foods

Go for the Gold: Charter Oak Chapter and Yankee Chapter

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

SNACT Scholarships

Each year, SNACT sets aside funds for scholarships for SNACT members. These funds are intended to help SNACT members attend conferences and receive training. Examples of training include attendance at national conferences, state conferences, college courses, continuing education courses, adult education classes or other available opportunities to help you do your job better. For additional information about scholarships please contact Ernie Koschmeider at ekoschmeider@groton.k12.ct.us

Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship winners! SNACT awarded over $2,000 in scholarships for SNACT members to attend our conference! 

Application forms for 2017 coming soon! 

SNF Scholarships for SNA Members:

Scholarships and grants are available through the School Nutrition Foundation, the philanthropic sister organization of SNA, for active SNA members to:

For more information and to apply for a scholarship or grant, please visit: http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Scholarships