• Kate Chowning Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I found my love for food while working at my first restaurant job in 2005.  I loved the interaction with customers working as a server, but equally loved the pace of the kitchen.  I loved learning new cooking techniques and all about food science.  Alton Brown’s show on Food Network Good Eats sparked my interest in the culinary world.

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  • Janna Bordeaux Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I was introduced to FCS in 1968 when I began kindergarten. My husband, our two children, and son-in-law also went to FCS.  We now have two grandchildren enrolled at Edgewood.

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  • Sandy Ferguson Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    Being a lifelong resident of Fruitport Township, I am a 1975 graduate of Fruitport High School . I have been married to my husband , Bruce, for 32 years.  We have raised 2 children who were also graduates of Fruitport.  I have been employed in food service at Fruitport since December 1996 and am now Head Cook at the high school.  I enjoy all the students and staff there and I have an awesome group to work with in the kitchen.

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  • Jan Hulka Food Service (231) 865-4100 x5130

    I have lived in the Cloverville area my entire life.  I went to Fruitport from Kindergarten to 12th grade and I graduated in 1978.  Interesting fact about me: My grandfather, Dad, and I all had the same Kindergarten teacher... “Mrs. Helman.”  

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  • Kelly Rabach Food Service (231) 865-4100 x4027

    I have lived in the Fruitport area for 28 years and have been married to my husband Rob for 29 years; together we’ve raised three children who are all successful Fruitport graduates. I became involved in Fruitport Community Schools when my son started Kindergarten at Shettler Elementary 21 years ago. I became very active in the school district as a parent, served as President of the PTC, and have been an employee of Fruitport Food Service for 13 years. Two years ago I took the position of Head Cook at Shettler Elementary and currently serve as Lead Union Steward for Food Service.

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  • Maria Benkert Food Service (231) 865-4100 x1317

    Fruitport has been my home for 29 years with my husband, two daughters, and a son.  Two of my children have graduated from Fruitport High School, and my youngest will graduate in 2015.  I have worked in food service since 2010 at Edgewood Elementary.  Edgewood is also where all my children went.  I volunteered in their classrooms until they entered middle school.  I also was a substitute worker for the noon moms for about 2.5 years.  

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  • Bethany Bird Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    My name is Bethany Bird, I have lived in Fruitport all of my life. I graduated from Calvary Christian in Fruitport in 2008. I continued my education at Muskegon Community College where I graduated with an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. After I graduated I decided to go in another direction. Now I am currently working for Fruitport Schools in the food services at the high school. I also work for the Muskegon Area District Library at the Fruitport Branch as a student page.

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  • Amy Blackmer Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I grew up in Grand Rapids, I moved out to Fruitport, in 2002 when I started to work for Fruitport Foodservice.  I have enjoyed living in the community ever since!  

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  • Kathy Briggs Food Service (231) 865-4100 x1317

    I began working for Fruitport Schools in 1989 when my youngest child became enrolled in Kindergarten.  I have always worked at Edgewood Elementary and have especially enjoyed the many relationships that I have formed with students and staff throughout the years.

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  • Lorri Fowler Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I have lived in Fruitport for over 29 years.  I have two children who graduated from Fruitport.  I have four grandkids, and one of my grandsons is a first grader at Beach Elementary.  I have worked for Fruitport Food Service for since 1991.  I enjoy my job because I love working with the children and I have some awesome coworkers!

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  • Mary Geldersma Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    I am married with 6 kids, 14 grand kids, and 1 great grandchild.  When I'm not at work I like to read, be on the computer, and love to go camping when the weather permits.  I also like to ride behind my husband on our gold wing motorcycle.

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  • Mary Keith Food Service (231) 865-4100 x4027

    I graduated from Grand Valley State University in 1990 and worked part time in social work as I started my family. I currently work part-time as the Christian Education Director for my church.  

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  • Kristi Kriger Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I have lived in the Fruitport School District for over 18 years.  I live with my husband, son and daughter.  

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  • Rita Langlois Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I was born and raised in Grand Rapids.  Met and married my husband from Muskegon.  We have 4 children and 4 grandsons.  We moved to Fruitport when our youngest daughter was in 2nd grade.  I worked as a noon mom at Edgewood in 1999 for a short time. Then became a sub for food service in 2000. This worked out well for me as I was able to care for my Mom and go on field trips with my daughter.  I then started working for food service at the Middle school in 2008.  I also started working for the Shettler SAC program in 2010.

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  • Lonna Luzadder Food Service (231) 865-4100 x5130

    I attended Fruitport Community Schools as a child and graduated from Fruitport in 1977. I’m a very proud Mom of 3 children, whom all of them graduated from Fruitport Schools as well. Chad and Breanna have 2 children, Lexie and Owen. Brody and Susan are expecting their first child in July. My daughter Briana is attending MCC.

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  • Leslie Ralph Food Service (231) 865-4100 x4027

    I have had the pleasure of working for Fruitport Schools Food Service for 12 years. As with most of my associates, I have worked in nearly all positions in the department which leads me one of the things I like best about my job; diversity of responsibilities. Another aspect I truly enjoy is my great group of co-workers. They are experienced, knowledgeable, and fun! My current assignments are at Shettler Elementary working with Mary Keith and helping head cook Kelly Rabach, and the Middle School office assisting Kate Chowning with some of the clerical duties associated with Food Service.

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  • Shannon Robson Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    I graduated from Fruitport in 1990. After high school I worked at Prince Corporation for 18 years in Quality. During this time my husband and I owned Marco’s Pizza for 8 years. I currently work for Spring lake Bussing and Fruitport High School lunch program.

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  • Melissa Seelye Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    My name is Melissa Seelye. I am a graduate of Fruitport and have been employed by Fruitport Schools since 1998. I joined Food Services in 2001. Currently, I work at both the Middle School and the High School, enjoying both the people that I work with and the children I have the privilege to serve.

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  • Sharon Wiegand Food Service (231) 865-4100 x2207

    I have been employed with Fruitport Food Service for 15 years  enjoy coming to work each and every day to prepare and serve food for the children.

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  • Trina Wildfong Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    What I love most about my job is being home with my kids in the summer.  I also like being able to see my kids during the school day.  I feel that Fruitport is a good place to work and a great school for my kids.

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  • Terri Zaagman Food Service (231) 865-4100 x5130

    I really enjoy seeing your children’s smiling faces each day.   It is a pleasure getting to spend part of my day serving the children at Beach Elementary.

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  • Barry Kieft Food Service (231) 865-4100 x3021

    I started my current job as the food service truck driver for Fruitport Schools in January of 2014.  After retiring from GTE/Verizon after 25 years in sales and marketing, I needed find something to stay busy.  This job gives me something to do a few hours a day without the stress of sales goals, deadlines, and no overnight travel.  This job has been a great fit!

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