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Interim Director of Student Nutrition, Kandace Grenwelge

Kandace GrenwelgeKandace Grenwelge has worked for the Abilene Independent School District since August 2008 when she was hired as the Student Nutrition Accountant. On July 1, 2019, she assumed the role of the Assistant Director of Student Nutrition and moved into the position of Interim Director of Student Nutrition in June 2021. Mrs. Grenwelge received a Bachelor of Business degree in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Grenwelge brings over 24 years of experience in food, beverage and nutrition services encompassing many types of operations including industry and retail. She is Serve-Safe certified and an active member of the School Nutrition Association. She has a passion for School Nutrition and ensuring that every child is fed a nutritious meal. She is married to Rick Grenwelge and is the proud mother of three daughters.  


325-677-1444 ext. 7594

Campus Phone Numbers (menu option #4)

High Schools Cafeteria Manager Phone Number
Abilene High School Gloria Hernandez 677-1731
Cooper High School Sherri French 691-1000
Middle Schools    
Clack Middle School Cindy Broadis 692-1961
Craig Middle School Kathy Kizzar 794-4100
Madison Middle School Michelene Holley 692-5661
Mann Middle School Yuditt Gonzalez 672-8493
Early Childhood    
Long Early Childhood Jan Daniel 671-4569
Elementary Schools    
Austin Elementary Lilliana Thornburg 690-3920
Bassetti Elementary Beatriz Lopez 690-3720
Bonham Elementary Becky Davis 690-3745
Bowie Elementary Sheila Lover 671-4770
Dyess Elementary Gracie Romo 690-3795
Jackson Elementary Monica Sigala 690-3602
Johnston Elementary Kayla Sugg 671-4845
Lee Elementary Kim Chandler 671-4895
Martinez Elementary Rosemary Rocha 794-4160
Ortiz Elementary Frances Talib 671-4945
Reagan Elementary Debbie Martin 690-3627
Taylor Elementary Tamara Nowlan 671-4970
Thomas Elementary Dena Winkcompleck 671-4995
Ward Elementary Amber Reese 690-3666
Additional Campuses    
Woodson Center for Excellence Aaryn De La Vega 671-4736
ATEMS Aaryn De La Vega 671-4736

Office Location
241 Pine Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
325.677.1444, Ext. 1767
325.794.1337 (fax)

Office Hours
Normal Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Monday – Thursday (excluding holidays)
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Friday

Summer Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Monday through Thursday
Closed on Fridays