SCSD Food & Nutrition Director Honored by Cornell Cooperative Extension

     Published on 11/1/17   Tagged under:    District News   

Rachel Murphy distributes food to students during a 'Blessings a Backpack' kickoff event.Rachel Murphy, Syracuse City School District Director of Food and Nutrition Services, was recently recognized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County as the 2017 “Outstanding Cooperator for Nutrition!”

Rachel has worked hard to develop strong community partnerships to help benefit our students’ nutritional wellbeing. For more than five years, she has worked closely with CCE Onondaga to support key community nutrition education initiatives that benefit youth and families. Most recently, this partnership has focused on co-writing the Nutrition Education Standards for the 2017-18 School Wellness Policy, SFS training for all District staff, supporting CATCH trainings for PE and health teachers and recruitment for community nutrition education programs that reach parents of youth across the SCSD.

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Murphy on this honor.