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Golden Key Achievement Award

The Golden Key Achievement Award program is a set of criteria designed to recognize the great accomplishments in a single school cafeteria. The purpose of the award is to promote benchmarks of excellence across North Carolina and to honor School Nutrition programs maintaining high standards. This award promotes activities complementing current program regulations and best practices and aligns with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) professional standards learning topics. Participation in this award fosters ongoing professional development and improvement in the school nutrition environment.

To compete for the Award, School Nutrition managers and employees will conduct activities in four (4) Key Areas

1.  Nutrition        2.  Operations            3.  Administration         4.  Communications and Marketing

The awards summary is due by April 30, 2019.  In addition, School Food Authorities may submit the one best plaque entry for consideration of the state-wide award presented for first, second, and third place at the School Nutrition Association of North Carolina annual conference and recognized at the North Carolina School Nutrition Administrator Conference.

Staff Contact:  Susan Thompson, , 919.218.4090

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