RICHMOND – Connie Wood, Director of School Nutrition for Radford City Public Schools, was recently recognized by the Virginia Department of Education’s School Nutrition Spotlight.
“We appreciate you and your team,” the VDOE said in its shout-out. “Connie works hard to make sure all her students are fed. She communicates with VDOE to ensure that she keeps up to date on regulations and best practices.”
In the spotlight, Wood said her favorite quote is, “Lead by example,” and her inspiration is “Being honest and authentic toward others.” Under “fun facts” about her, she said she “loves being Mimi to my two little grandsons, Caleb and Jackson.”
Radford City Schools Superintendent Robert Graham publicly congratulated Wood on her recognition, noting, “We are so proud of Connie.”
“So happy to see you get this very well-deserved recognition,” added School Board Co-Chair Liz Altieri. “You are awesome,and do so much for the children of our community.”
“How lucky we are to have you running our nutrition program,” School Board Chair Lee Slusher said. “Your devotion and dedication to our children and their families makes you such a special member of our Bobcat family. You richly deserve this recognition.”