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LSR7 Catering Manager wins national honor

Lee's Summit R-7 School District Catering Manager Sharon Owensby was named National Manager of the Year by the School Nutrition Association.

The award recognizes dedication, ingenuity and compassion by those who have excelled in keeping students fed during the pandemic.

Ms. Owensby was nominated for her work to set up curbside meals when the pandemic began. She's credited with creating fliers and making sure there was increased access to information about the meal opportunity for families in the district.

Her work previously earned Ms. Owensby a Character Award of Perseverance at the Lee's Summit Mayor's Breakfast.