Winners of ’10 FAME awards named

PONTE VEDRA BEACH Fla. —As sponsors of the 21st annual Food-service Achievement Management Excellence, or FAME, awards, Basic American Foods, Schwan’s Food Services Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc., announced the winners for 2010.

The awards’ top honor, the Golden School Foodservice Director of the Year, was presented to Karen Johnson, director of child nutrition programs at Yuma Elementary School District in Yuma, Ariz. —As sponsors of the 21st annual Food-service Achievement Management Excellence, or FAME, awards, Basic American Foods, Schwan’s Food Services Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc., announced the winners for 2010.

The other 2010 FAME award winners are: Silver Leadership Award—Mary Anderson, director of culinary express, Wayzata Public Schools, Plymouth, Minn.; Silver Spirit Award—Jacci Morrow, assistant director of child nutrition and foodservice programs, Westminster School District, Westminster, Calif.; Silver Rising Star Award—Harold Sullins, foodservice director, Fontana Unified School District, Fontana, Calif.; Silver Special Achievement Award—Lori Adkins, nutrition supervisor, West Bloomfield School District, West Bloomfield, Mich.; and Silver Friend of Child Nutrition Award—Gene White, president, Global Child Nutrition Foundation, Clinton, Wash. —As sponsors of the 21st annual Food-service Achievement Management Excellence, or FAME, awards, Basic American Foods, Schwan’s Food Services Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc., announced the winners for 2010.

In addition, Gertrude Apple-baum, an independent contractor in Corpus Christi, Texas, will receive a special Lifetime Achievement Award at the National FAME Award ceremony Jan. 10, 2010, at the Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Ponte Vedra Beach. —As sponsors of the 21st annual Food-service Achievement Management Excellence, or FAME, awards, Basic American Foods, Schwan’s Food Services Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc., announced the winners for 2010.