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kelley-michelle-stories 

Kelley Mitchell MS, RD has worked in the Fontana Unified School District as a Nutrition Specialist for almost seven years. When she started, she worked mainly with special diets and menu planning, but her job has shifted a lot in the past year.

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MariaTrayblazer 

For 16 years, Maria Eunice has been Director of Food Nutrition for Alachua County Public Schools in Gainesville, FL. Her experience was put to the test this year, having to navigate feeding students during a 5-month shutdown of schools in her district.

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SaraTrayblazer 

Sara Supplee is the nutrition coordinator at Fridley Public Schools in the Twin Cities metro area. Her team serves around 3,000 students in the district between two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, an alternative learning center and one community center.

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Alex 

Alex Molina has been Foodservice Director of the McAllen Independent School District since 2013. 87% of her students qualify for free or reduced-price meals, so participation during COVID-19 shutdowns remained very high.

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Emma 

Emma Anne Hallman was born for this. Raised by educators, she grew up knowing the importance of a strong school community. Now, as the Child Nutrition Director at Haleyville City School District in Haleyville, Alabama, Emma Anne and her team provide daily meals to about 1,700 students, and with over 60% of students getting free and reduced meals, those meals really count.

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