The Grundy County School Nutrition Program announced that Pelham Elementary School and Palmer Elementary School have received state awards for the 2016-2017 school year. Pelham and Palmer both increased breakfast participation by over 50 percent during the school year. These increases were two of the top three in the state. “We are very proud of the gains the schools are making,” stated Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey. “Furthermore, we appreciate the hard work the school employees are putting in, to increase participation in the meal programs.” Pictured (l to r): from Pelham – Holly Goins, Vicky Hill, Mgr. LeighAnn Adams; from Palmer – Lisa Crabtree, Mgr. Kim Rollins; Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey, Food service Supervisor Russell Fugate, and SNP Field Mgr. Cortney Cooper. Not pictured: from Palmer – Dana Scissom, Carrie Turner, Pam Meeks.