Watkins Returns to Memphis Schools

Memphis City Schools is bringing back former director Shirley Watkins to oversee changes in its controversy-plagued school nutrition department. Watkins won a Silver Plate Award for her work at Memphis Schools before joining the USDA, where she eventually was named Undersecretary of Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services under President Clinton.

Memphis’s nutrition services department has been under scrutity following an investigation last year that revealed rampant mismanagement, wast

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