SNA Member Awards

An Exciting New Look! 

Nominate your colleague for SNA's Employee of the Year AwardEffective September 2021, the School Nutrition Association has made some major changes to the SNA Awards Program so all members can be recognized for their hard work to ensure well-nourished students across the country are prepared for success.

Nominations must be submitted online by Wednesday, March 1, 2023*. There are SNA awards to recognize every member type:

What’s Changing?

When you nominate for an award, there will be many new changes we hope you’ll enjoy! You will notice that the applications are now all digital and are supported through the awards platform, Submittable. This new platform will now give you as a nominator the:

  • Ability to nominate an individual without completing the entire application;
  • Ability to collaborate with your nominee(s) on the application (optional);
  • A streamlined application form(s); and
  • The timeline of activities for nominees and state affiliates.

National Award Winners

We have also made some changes to make the awards more inclusive and accessible, so with that we are excited to announce we:

  • Allow self-nominations.
  • Will use an ad-hoc committee of volunteers for regional judging.
  • Removed certificate requirement for the Employee of the Year (EOY) and Manager of the Year (MOY) Awards, and will Use points in the scoring rubric to give the nominee credit for having the certificate.
  • Removed requirements for a certificate or credential and service on state or national committee or board for the Director of the Year (DOY) Award, and use points in the scoring rubric to give the nominee credit for having these qualifications.
  • Shortened the membership requirement to three (3) years for the DOY Award. 

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