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Rita Hamilton comes from a family with a history in child nutrition. Hamilton’s mother worked at the food service manager at Hamilton’s elementary school in rural Arkansas. After majoring in Home Economics at the University of Arkansas and working as an Arkansas Home Economics extension agent, Rita went on to serve as a state supervisor in the school nutrition programs at the Arkansas Department of Education.
Child Nutrition, School Feeding
Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development
Hamilton, Rita and Institute of Child Nutrition, "Rita Hamilton" (2008). Oral History Project (all interviews). 147.