On Wednesday, Brandy Grote was named the OPAA! Regional Kitchen Manager of the Year. Presenting her with the honor are OPAA Regioinal Director Becky Winscher, on left, and Joyce Fisher, R-I Food Service Director.
Grote, who works in the kitchens at Bowling Green Elementary School and Middle School, learned of the recognition at a cake reception that was hosted by members of the Bowling Green School District administration and OPAA! Food Service employees.
Grote was chosen from more than 10 area school districts as the top Regional Kitchen Manager of the Year. She will now compete for the title of Kitchen Manager of the Year this summer.
Grote and her husband, Bobby, live in rural Bowling Green with their children: Hannah, Chase, and Camryn.