Our Food Service team works diligently throughout the school year to serve over 14,500 lunches daily and over 3.5 million meals annually. They take pride in their role, not only as food providers but also as individuals who interact with students daily, offering an encouraging smile and a warm atmosphere. This is the time to recognize them as well!

It is now time for the 2024 I Love My School Lunch Hero contest. Students, teachers, and school employees can submit a short video (30-90 seconds) celebrating the hard work, care, and dedication of their School Lunch Hero! The deadline for submission is Friday, April 12, 2024. The winners will be announced on Friday, May 10, 2024.

In past years, we have loved seeing the thoughtful and creative submissions! We can’t wait to see your submissions this year.

  • Students, teachers, staff, and school employees can submit a short video celebrating the hard work, care, and dedication of your School Lunch Lady or Dude.
  • Video record a 30-90-second skit, video essay, dance, song, flash mob, artwork, social media parody, assembly, … [Insert Awesome Idea] — the more creative, the better!
  • If using a smartphone for video submissions, hold it landscape. And don’t forget… good audio quality is a main component!
  • To be eligible, you must be a student(s), teacher, staff member, or school employee(s). The sponsor reserves the right to disqualify ineligible entries.
  • Any failure to adhere to these Contest Rules may result in disqualification from the contest.
  • No purchase is necessary.
  • Be creative as you sing praises to your school district’s essential lunch heroes. Make us laugh, cry, and be inspired…tug at our heartstrings.
  • When uploading on the Google Form, be sure to attach the video file as a ZIP. Uploads not in a zip format may be disqualified.

For additional information and contest rules:

2024 I Love My School Lunch Hero Contest Flyer

Judges Scoring Sheet