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School Lunch Heroes; RRES nutrition team wins award for creativity, dedication to healthy meals

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Cafeteria workers at Rockfish River Elementary school have been serving up healthy meals and much more for students — their hard work and creativity was recently recognized with a “School Lunch Hero” award from No Kid Hungry Virginia.

This is the second year No Kid Hungry Virginia has awarded school lunch hero awards, and Rockfish River is one of eight Virginia schools that earned the recognition on School Lunch Day, May 5. No Kid Hungry is a national campaign — by the nonprofit Share Our Strength — that works toward ending childhood hunger in the U.S.

Honorees were selected based on their efforts to expand, improve and innovate school meal programs, and on their commitments to “excellence in school meals,” No Kid Hungry Virginia Senior Program Manager Amy Biestek explained May 16.

Interviewed by phone, Biestek said, “What stood out to us was

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