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Summerfield Elementary Making National News

Summerfield Elementary School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and community.

Healthy items are being featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized.

Summerfield elementary qualified for the gold award of distinction, which means they will win a monetary incentive of $2,000 and will also be presented a plaque signed by a USDA Official, a banner to hang in the school, and they will also be listed on the team nutrition website.

USDA’s Jill Ladd and Barb Depew, KSDE child nutrition consultant, will visit Summerfield Elementary School this Friday afternoon at 1:15 to present the official award.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.