A local school district’s nutrition director was recognized and honored with the Director of Year Award for the state of Texas

Melissa Bryan, Copperas Cove ISD Child Nutrition Director was recognized for the exemplary contributions they have made throughout their school nutrition career.

She was recognized at the National School Nutrition Association Conference in Atlanta, according to the school district.

Bryan was chosen out of more than 1,200 school districts in the state of Texas.

“I was very honored and blessed to be able to receive the award and shine a spotlight not only on our awesome CCISD Child Nutrition Department and our school district, but also on Copperas Cove, Texas,” Bryan said.

CCISD feeds approximately 10,000 students daily during the school year.