Megan Schaper named Director of the Year
State College Area School District’s Megan Schaper named 2012 Director of the Year
SCASD Director of Food Service, Megan Schaper, was just selected as the 2012 School Nutrition Association of Pennsylvania’s (SNAPa) Director of the Year. She was recognized for her hard work, innovative ideas and dedication to the school nutrition program. In addition, her commitment to improving the district’s food service program according to ever-changing trends, dedication to staff development and school and community involvement were highlighted.
Ms. Schaper serves as the president-elect for the Clear-Cen Chapter of the School Nutrition Association, is highly involved in the Pittsburgh Regional Food Service Directors organization, and also serves as the regional representative for SNPa. She will be presented with her award at the annual conference in Hershey, Pa. in August.
Known for her attention to detail and consistent work to improve the quality of food served to the students, this award is important in its recognition of not only her work, but that of her entire staff as well. She stated, “Winning this award is really nice, but the fact that my staff felt that I deserve to be nominated for it is what is especially meaningful to me.”
The philosophy Ms. Schaper supports and shares throughout the food service department is, “As a partner in education, we are committed to providing students and staff with wholesome, appetizing and nutritious school meals. We strive to promote the health and wellness of students so they can be successful in the classroom.”