Mrs. Faye Golding is the Student Nutrition Training Manager at Irmo High School, an International School for the Arts. She has been in food service business for over 34 years.
Faye has been instrumental in doing several small commercials in which she has used her own thoughts and ideas as well as incorporating the students’ ideas, along with their talents, in promoting the importance of starting the day with a healthy breakfast followed by a nutritious lunch.
She takes pride in everything that she does and does everything in her power to ensure everyone is fed. Faye enjoys speaking to groups and parents to discuss the nutritional value that the students receive concerning the lunch program that exists in the cafeteria. It demonstrates the “open door” policy which she has put forth in keeping the communication lines flowing both ways and welcoming new, innovative, and creative thinking.
Faye received the SNA Manager of Year Award for South Carolina in 2020, “Support Staff of the Month” twice at Irmo High School as well as “Support Staff of the Year” at Irmo Elementary School. Faye is always ready, available, and eager to assist and train anyone that is willing to learn. She loves to help people and give back to the community.
Faye Golding is a proud wife of a 26-year Air Force veteran, who still serves his country as a DoD Cybersecurity Analyst at Fort Jackson. The happy couple have been married for 40 years. They are the parents to three sons and loving grandparents of eight grandchildren. Faye is so proud to have three of her grandchildren in Lexington/Richland 5. In her spare time, when not serving at church as the president of the Floral & Bereavement Ministry, she loves to do crafts.
Faye, congratulations on this well-deserved honor. You represent the school food service professionals and South Carolina superbly! We are proud of you!