A SNF School Nutrition Hero is an individual who works in school nutrition and has acted to address a problem facing individuals in his/her community.  This is someone who embodies care and compassion for others and translates that caring and compassion into action that changes lives.  School Nutrition Heroes are regarded as role models because of their willingness to contribute their talents to create a stronger community. School nutrition heroes inspire others to take action.  Since 2014, the School Nutrition Foundation has recognized 20 amazing individuals.  Learn more about our Heroes by visiting our website:

Those selected as School Nutrition Heroes for 2018 will be recognized at the Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes on Monday, March 5, 2018 during SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC). Airfare and hotel will be paid for heroes by the School Nutrition Foundation.

* 1. Please provide the following information regarding yourself:

* 2. Are you a member of SNA?

* 3. Please complete the following information about the person you are nominating:

* 4. Is the nominee a member of SNA? 

* 5. What is the nominee's role in the school nutrition program?

* 8. How do you know the nominee?

* 9. What program or activity has the nominee created or supported that has made a difference in your community?

* 10. Please share a story about how the nominee has truly made a difference in the lives of others.

* 11. Why is the nominee a role model? Be sure to include his/her abilities and special qualities.

* 12. How does this person inspire you? How does this person inspire others?

* 13. What makes this person a school nutrition hero?

* 14. If you have links to news stories or photos, please include them below or send to Be sure to include your nominee's name in the subject line.

* 15. Questions? Please contact us at Nominations must be submitted no later than Friday, October 27, 2017.