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Richland One has two job openings--see below

Registered Dietitian – Job ID 5695

 General Statement of Job  
Under limited supervision, is responsible for planning menus, special promotions, providing nutritional information to students and staff, assist in grant proposals, marketing, and community outreach. Supervises Chef Lead; reviews subordinates to ensure customer service and operational performance goals are met. Reports to the Director of Nutrition Services.   

 Chef Lead – Job ID 5698

Under occasional supervision of the Registered Dietitian, is responsible for providing assistance in menu development, overseeing the culinary function and culinary training for the department, assisting with staff development training in food presentation for all staff.    

 They may review more detail and apply at the link below.



JOB VACANCIES--Edgefield School District--Director of Child Nutrition--Click link below for information:

SNA of SC!
Please see the latest Celebrate Your Success video, with a short but sweet video on the health benefits of positive thinking and celebrating your success.
Stay Positive:  Celebrate Your Success video

Congratulations to our districts who continue to promote Healthy Schools (they include:  Colleton, Laurens 56, Spartanburg 3, and Greenville).  Click on this link for the complete article.  1-News You Can Use-Healthier Schools.pdf.

2021 SNA of SC Member of the Week

Each week (on Tuesday) we will recognize and celebrate our SC SNA of SC Members.

.January 31, 2021


LovettJoyceSNA of SC










ShealyBillieLexington 03




.February 7, 2021


BowensJuanitaSouth Carolina DOE


StoneGeorgiaLexington 03


MorrisCharlotteFlorence 03










.February 14, 2021

ConnorKayYork 04

SandyBonnyYork 04

StaleyCarrieBarnwell 19

ErvinElaineYork 04

HoyleGwenYork 04


Durante, NDTRSherryDarlington 



MarloweStephanieLaurens 55




RobertsSusanYork 02


.February 21, 2021



BultemeierAnitaLaurens 55

ChildressBrandonLaurens 55

ChoiceBrendaLaurens 55

RichardsonDebraLaurens 55

TaylorDevraLaurens 55

WhiteFeleshiaLaurens 55

LanfordCarolynLaurens 56





MannSharonGreenwood SD 51


Congratulations to Faye Golding--SNA of SC Manager of the Year

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!

Todd A. Bedenbaugh named Executive Director of Operations for Richland-Lexington 05 School District

School District Five names executive director of operations

IRMO – Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Todd Bedenbaugh the new executive director of operations for the district. 


Bedenbaugh currently serves as the director of student nutrition. In this new role, Bendenbaugh will continue to perform his current duties as well as supervising the district’s transportation, facilities and technology departments. He was approved for the new post during a school board meeting on December 14. 


“I know in my new role as executive director of operations, I am surrounded by great leaders and team members in facilities, student nutrition, technology and transportation departments,” Bedenbaugh said. “We will continue to support the district's mission and to provide the very best service for our staff and students. I am honored and excited about the opportunity to continue serving our district.”


Bedenbaugh has served as the district’s director of nutrition since 2013. Prior to serving as the district’s student nutrition director, he served as the director of the South Carolina Office of Health and Nutrition. He also served as the director of nutrition and food services for the Charleston County School District from 2000 to 2005.


Bedenbaugh has earned statewide and regional honors while serving in District Five. In 2018, he was selected as School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Director of the Year for South Carolina and the Southeast regional Director of the Year. He also started the District Five Education Foundation Golf Tournament to raise funds for the district’s Snack Pack program which provides nutritious food for students in need.


Superintendent Dr. Christina Melton said, “Mr. Bedenbaugh already has been a leader within our operations department and will transition into this role seamlessly. He has a true passion for serving our students, staff and community and a commitment to excellence in all he does. We’re excited for him as he takes on this new role. Congratulations, Mr. Bedenbaugh!” 



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