Watkins Returns to Memphis Schools

Watkins Returns to Memphis Schools

Former USDA Under Secretary hired to help district address program failures.

Memphis City Schools has hired school nutrition consultant Shirley Watkins to oversee changes in the city's controversy-plagued school nutrition department.

Watkins won a Silver Plate Award in 1983 for her direction of the Memphis Schools nutrition program at that time and later joined USDA, where she eventually was named Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services under President Cl

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