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Hickory City Schools Appoints Director of School Nutrition

Hickory City Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Christy Gwyn as the new Director of School Nutrition. Mrs. Gwyn brings over 20 years of school nutrition experience and has been the School Nutrition Supervisor for Hickory City Schools since 2022.

In her previous role, Mrs. Gwyn has consistently exceeded expectations in her yearly performance evaluations, demonstrating exceptional efficiency in handling operational duties. She has developed and implemented comprehensive training plans for managers, ensuring they meet professional standards and comply with local, state, and USDA regulations.

Mrs. Gwyn’s commitment to maintaining high standards in food quality, customer service, and community partnership has been instrumental in the success of Hickory City Schools’ nutrition programs. Her focus on providing balanced, nutritious meals and a pleasant dining experience for students has not only met but exceeded expectations, setting a high bar for the future.
“We are thrilled to have Christy Gwyn step into the Director of School Nutrition role,” said Dr. Jennifer Griffin, Superintendent of Hickory City Schools. “Her dedication to excellence, comprehensive knowledge of nutrition and sanitation standards, and ability to foster productive relationships within the district make her the perfect fit for this position. We are confident that our school nutrition programs will continue to thrive under her leadership and provide outstanding service to our students and community.”

Mrs. Gwyn expressed her enthusiasm for her new role: “I am deeply honored to be appointed Director of School Nutrition for Hickory City Schools. It is a privilege to be part of an administrative team committed to our students’ educational growth and success. I look forward to continuing our efforts to provide nutritious and delicious meals that support our students’ well-being and academic achievements.”

As the newly appointed Director of School Nutrition, Mrs. Gwyn will oversee all aspects of the school nutrition program. Her role will include ensuring compliance with all USDA regulations, enhancing the quality and nutritional value of the meals provided to students, and fostering a positive dining experience for all. For additional information visit