South Dakota school districts receive School Nutrition Program equipment grants

South Dakota school districts receive School Nutrition Program equipment grants

PIERRE, S.D. — School districts throughout South Dakota have been granted greater than $260,000 in School Nutrition Program gear grants for brand spanking new gear or to renovate or change present gear.

The college districts that acquired grants embrace:

  • Aberdeen Catholic School System: $23,534.76 for a dishwasher and convection oven.
  • Bon Homme School District: $25,000 for a walk-in freezer unit.
  • Bridgewater Emery School District: $16,427 for a dough divider/rounder.
  • Burke School District: $14,644.20 for stand-alone freezers.
  • Corsica-Stickney School District: $7,791.03 for cafeteria tables.
  • Dupree School District: $8,036.97 for a serving counter.
  • Gregory School District: $25,000 for a tilt skillet braising pan.
  • Harding County School District: $7,269.12 for can racks.
  • Hot Springs School District: $7,599 for a industrial dishwashing machine.
  • LifeScape: $23,988 for an electrical combi-oven.
  • Marion School District: $24,536.41 for an indoor walk-in freezer.
  • Mobridge-Pollock School District: $9,040 for milk coolers.
  • Rosholt School District: $11,790 for an electrical conference oven.
  • Sanborn Central School District: $25,000 for a conference oven.
  • Viborg-Hurley School District: $25,000 for a walk-in cooler/freezer combo.
  • Willow Lake School District: $5,754.95 for a reach-in freezer.

“Food service professionals throughout our state work laborious daily to offer college students scrumptious, wholesome meals,” mentioned Department of Education Director of Child and Adult Nutrition Services Cheriee Watterson. “This gear will assist them hold their applications top-notch by supporting their capability to do extra cooking from scratch, use extra recent produce, and develop participation in lunch and breakfast applications.”

The grants are funded with federal {dollars} from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service to competitively award to eligible entities.

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