COMMENDING GWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
HOOVER CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM,
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BEST PRACTICES AWARD
FOR INCREASING PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL BREAKFAST
WHEREAS, Gwin Elementary School, Hoover City School System, is one of only two schools in Alabama to receive the U. S. Department of Agriculture Best Practices Award for "Increasing Participation in School Breakfast"; and
WHEREAS, the goal of "Increasing Participation in School Breakfast" at Gwin Elementary School's award-winning program is to promote nutrition, health, and academic achievement; and
WHEREAS, this program involves students and staff in its implementation; and
WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Agriculture presented the Best Practices Award for "Increasing Participation in School Breakfast" to Gwin Elementary School on October 8, 2009, at the State Child Nutrition Program Directors meeting in Pelham, Alabama:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby commend and congratulate the Gwin Elementary School Child Nutrition Manager, Ms. Brenda Butters; Child Nutrition Staff; Child Nutrition Director (Ms. Susan Wood); Principal (Ms. Linda Joseph), and Superintendent (Mr. Andy Craig) for supporting the Child Nutrition Program in this outstanding accomplishment as recipient of the 2009 Best Practice Awards in the National School Breakfast Category as established by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, National School Breakfast and Food Distribution Programs, and for making the commitment to offer students healthy breakfast choices, which has earned Gwin Elementary School in the Hoover City School System this prestigious regional recognition.
Done this 12th day of November 2009.