Elizabeth Menke

Elizabeth Menke

Food Service Director

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Went to college with the intention of being a teacher.
Realized this was not a field for me and explored various majors.
Discovered a major that I found interesting and challenging.
Applied to grad school and received my first rejection letter.
Moved out of state, learned independence and expanded my social network.
Working on my dream career.

Education

High School
St. Ursula Academy
Bachelor
Dietetics/Dietitian
Ohio University-Main Campus
Graduate
Public Health, General
Lenoir-Rhyne University

Career

Food Service Director

Oversee the school lunch and breakfast program.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Food
Numbers
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

Everyone is where they need to be and on time from vendors to students.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Patience, organization, the ability to see the bigger picture and problem solve on the spot.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Volunteer and see all of the variety in the field.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Dietetics/Dietitian
graduate
Graduate
Public Health, General

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"The field of dietetics is extremely competitive."

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues