The Rapid City Area School District was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its service in the Summer Food Service Program in 2016, as reported in a news release by the State of South Dakota. Organizations that participate in the Summer Food Service Program provide meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months.
The Rapid City Area School District received recognition for increasing participation by creating a partnership with the Rapid City YMCA. Through the partnership, participation numbers increased and additional programming was included.
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