Lisa Marsh has been selected as Hopkins County Schools’ director of child nutrition.
For the past 5 ½ years, she has taught culinary arts in the Family and Consumer Services department at Hopkins County Central High School. She has served as a National Restaurant Association ServSafe instructor for the past 20 years.
“Although we are in unusual and uncertain times, I am honored and eager to take on this role,” Marsh said. “Building upon the successes of the past, I will strive to continually improve Hopkins County Food Services and provide all of our children with nutritious meals.”
Marsh’s additional professional experience includes serving as food service manager for McCracken County Schools, banquet manager/event manager for Harrah’s Metropolis Hotel and Casino; owner/manager of Chef on the Go; assistant professor of culinary arts at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, and culinary arts teacher at Trigg County Schools.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in vocational education food service management from Murray State University. She is a Certified ServSafe Instructor.
“Mrs. Marsh brings so much experience to the literal ‘table’ as director of child nutrition,” said Hopkins County Schools Superintendent Dr. Deanna Ashby. “She has served as a family consumer science teacher, bakery owner, and cafeteria manager in McCracken County. She stated during her interview how important students are to her. She wants to know what her students like to eat to increase participation. She is also looking forward to creating important connections with the Food Service staff.”