Central Office Support
Jenny Varnadoe, Tift County – 1st
Marie Beverley, Glynn County – 2nd
Mesha Evans, Clayton County – 3rd 

Beyond the Plate
Sandra Bell, Wayne County – 1st 

Malcolm Quillen Hero
Lottie Hunter, Wayne County – 1st 

GSNA Media Award
Sue Farmer, Coffee County – 1st 

Director of the Year
Cathy Johnson, Richmond County – 1st 

Manager of the Year
Missy Williams, Coffee County – 1st
Tracey Cumbie, Lowndes County – 2nd
Tammy Wright, Hall County – 3rd 

Employee of the Year
Pamela Heesh, Houston County – 1st
Mary Gordon, Cobb County – 2nd
Katherine Boyd, Tift County – 3rd

National Contacts
April Cox, PPL Chair – District 9
Janta Marshall, Local PPL Chair – Muscogee County

State Contacts
Janta Marshall, PPL Chair – District 3
Janta Marshall, Local PPL Chair – Muscogee County 

NAC Art Contest
Naomi Newsome, Forrest Road Elementary, Muscogee County – K-5 winner
Zion Nelson, Hornsby Middle, Richmond County – 6-8 winner
Pooja Patel, Kennesaw Mountain High, Cobb County – 9-12 winner 

NAC Art Honorable Mention
Iris Rickenbaker, Lamar Milledge Elementary, Richmond County – K-5 Honorable Mention
Savannah Macdonald, Lost Mountain Middle, Cobb County – 6-8 Honorable Mention

GSNA 2023 Georgia Gems Newsletter

Georgia School Nutrition Association's Mission: 
“To advance the availability, quality and acceptance of school nutrition programs as an integral part of education”