October 25, 2021

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Alachua County school administrator honored for work in food service

Maria Eunice, director of Food and Nutrition Services for Alachua County Public Schools, has won the highest national honor bestowed by the School Nutrition Association, sponsored by Basic American Foods.

Eunice is the winner of the prestigious Golden School Foodservice Director of the Year Award, the highest honor in the FAME (Food Service Achievement Management Excellence) Awards competition. According to the School Nutrition Association’s website, the award “recognizes outstanding achievements in leadership, spirit/dedication, innovation, community involvement and the bettering of the lives of students across the country.”

Eunice will be recognized at the annual FAME Awards Ceremony to be held virtually on Jan. 14.

“We are so proud that Maria’s been recognized,” said Superintendent Karen Clarke. “She always goes above and beyond to support schools and children, and instills that same ethic in the people in her department.”

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