Get ready to celebrate School Lunch Heroes

Celebrate School Lunch Hero Day on May 2 and submit your vote to nominate your favorite school cafeteria team member for districtwide recognition. With efforts to provide nutritious meals for 30 million students nationwide and its commitment to sustainability through initiatives like “National Plastic Free School Lunch Day” on April 22, Dallas ISD is making a positive impact. 


By reducing plastic waste in cafeterias, Dallas ISD is committed to promoting a healthier and more sustainable future while providing free meals to all students, regardless of income, said Debi Rowlry, executive director of Food and Child Nutrition Services. . 


“School nutrition employees must balance many roles and follow numerous federal, state, and local regulations to ensure safe and healthy meals are available in schools,” Rowley said. “School Lunch Hero Day provides the opportunity for the community to thank these hard working heroes for their dedication to fueling our students for success.

For more information and to vote for your school lunch hero, visit

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