October 21, 2011—SNA Past President Penny McConnell, SNS, recently received a 2011 Medallion Award from the American Dietetic Association (ADA) in recognition of her outstanding service and leadership to ADA and the dietetics profession. She is the director of food and nutrition services for Fairfax County (Va.) Public Schools and serves on the board of directors for the Global Child Nutrition Foundation.
McConnell was a charter member and chair of ADA’s School Nutrition Services dietetic practice group. She also is a past president of the Virginia Dietetic Association.
For more details about McConnell’s honor, visit www.newswise.com/articles/american-dietetic-association-presents-medallion-awards-to-eight-members-for-service-to-ada-and-dietetics-profession.
American Dietetic Association Presents Medallion Awards to Eight Members for Service to ADA and Dietetics Profession
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