ops2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/31/13) -- Diane Schindler, Food Service Manager of Owensboro Middle School, was recognized at the board meeting Thursday, July 25, for receiving the 2012-2013 Louise Sublette award on June 18 from the Kentucky School Nutrition Association in Lexington. She also represented Kentucky at the School Nutrition Annual National Conference July 13 through 17 in Kansas City, MO. This is reportedly the third time Schindler has received the prestigious award, she also won in 1992 and 2005. Schindler has served lunch to 700 students and staff daily for 20 years, according to information provided by the Owensboro Public School district.

Another item of business involved appointments to the board. Nick Brake was appointed as board secretary for 2013 after the retirement of Dr. Larry Vick on June 30. Paula Roberts was appointed board treasurer after the resignation of Lynn Holland on April 15, it was reported.

Treasurer Paula Roberts reportedly told the board that at the end of July 2013, the Owensboro Public School’s cash and investment balance was $15,236,823.61. It was reported that there was $11,676,110.23 in receipts and $12,518,228.99 in disbursements.

Opening day for teachers will be Tuesday, Aug. 7, and will have an “Opening Day Celebration.” The first day for students is Wednesday, Aug. 7.

The next board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. following a tax rate public hearing at 5:45 p.m. at the central office.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Owensboro Public Schools Board of Education

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (5/4/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 4. Deborah… Read More

KMA Announces 'Cell Phones for Soldiers' Drive May 16

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association, District 14 proudly supports Cell Phones for… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4228

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3567

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3393

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2947

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2870

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15667

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8526

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 2273

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1816

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1616

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1108

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1098

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1047

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 939

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 757

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 656

Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

by Joyce Riggs
May 05, 2015 596

First United Bank Becomes Hopkins School System’s…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News