Congratulations to the following 2021 VAND Annual Award Recipients!
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
Holly Van Poots, RDN, CSP, FAND
Each year the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presents the highest honor that is bestowed upon a well-deserving Registered Dietitian Nutritionist VAND member: the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award. This award recognizes hard work, loyalty, integrity, and leadership within our organization on a district and state level. He or she exemplifies the Vision of AND to optimize health through food and nutrition; she promotes the Mission of AND which is to empower members to be the food and nutrition leaders. The Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award for Virginia goes to Holly Van Poots, RDN, CSP, FAND, from the Blue Ridge District of VAND.
Emerging Dietetics Leader
Diana Lehner-Gulotta, RDN, CNSC
Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year
Carly Onopa, MSC, BS, RD
Outstanding Dietetics Student – Dietetic Intern
Amy Daniels, RPH