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MCPS Recognized by VSBA with 2019 VSBA Food for Thought Award

July 24, 2019...Congratulations to Manassas City Public Schools for being one of six winners in the 2019 VSBA Food for Thought Competition. Winning divisions were recognized at the VSBA Conference on Education, which took place in Richmond July 23. The award was created in 2012 to educate, engage, and empower school leaders to address childhood hunger and provide all students in Virginia with healthier, more nutritious school meals.

MCPS received the top award in the “Meal Access to Fight Hunger” (below 10,000 student population) category, for its after school dinner program.  The program began in the Fall of 2018 and provides meals duuring the school year, to all children (up to age 18) from 3:30-5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday.

 

VSBA Award Photo - 2019 Food for Thought

Pictured left to right: Tyrone Foster, VSBA President; Dr. Kevin Newman, MCPS Superintendent; MCPS School Board Members - Peter O’ Hanlon, Robyn Williams, Suzanne Seaberg, Sanford Williams; and Nathan Botwright, ABM (award sponsor).