Janet Hendrix Duncan Scholarship

Janet Hendrix Duncan Scholarship

Established in 2015, this scholarship will be endowed by Ben E. Keith Foods in honor of Janet Hendrix Duncan’s commitment to their organization as their Corporate Dietitian. She was instrumental in developing integrative nutrition-related programs as well as building healthcare and other non-commercial customer relationships for over 25 years.

In 2014, Janet was recognized by the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as the Texas Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. Her dedication and focus on nutrition and dietetics earned Janet this recognition as she worked with dietitians and dietary managers from across the region. Janet has successfully mentored and led the development of future dietitians through her committed involvement with TCU’s various programs in dietetics.

Sheila Thornburg, Ben E. Keith Foods Vice President of Healthy & Nutrition Services noted “Janet’s commitment to Ben E. Keith Company, our employees, our vendors and our customers is unwavering. She has a true pioneering spirit and has worked progressively to build the Health & Nutrition team as it evolved and grew over the years to provide support and services offered today”.

The current endowment for Janet Hendrix Duncan Scholarship is $5,000.  The recipient(s) must be:

  • A graduate, undergraduate, dietetic intern or dietetic technician student
  • A student displaying good academic achievement and commitment to a career in Dietetics