After over two years of service to the Biscuit and Cracker Manufacturers’ Association (B.&C.M.A.), which as of late converged with the American Bakers Association (A.B.A.), Kathy Kinter-Phelps was awarded at the 2017 Technical Conference, being held Oct. 22-25 in San Antonio.

Ms. Kinter-Phelps resigned from her position at the A.B.A. prior this year.

Joined by Ms. Kinter-Phelps’ significant other, Nelson, and their little girl, Haley, Robb MacKie, president and CEO of the A.B.A. gave Ms. Kinter-Phelps the first-ever Phelps Award. Named after Ms. Kinter-Phelps, who was the secretary of B.&C.M.A’s. governing body and chief of the Cookie Cracker Correspondence Course, the honor will acknowledge the course’s student who reaches the second-higest GPA.

The Vander-Heide Award is given to the understudy with the most elevated GPA, this year it was displayed to Ben Colon, sustenance researcher, D.F. Stauffer Co.

“Kathy has been the substance of the B&CMA,” Mr. MacKie said. “She has been a stone for the business and a dear companion to a considerable lot of us.”

Mr. MacKie additionally displayed Ms. Kinter-Phelps with a gold emblem generally given to A.B.A. individuals upon 20 years of administration to the business.

“It has been a respect to work in this industry for a long time,” Ms. Kinter-Phelps said.

She credited the A.B.A. furthermore, B.&C.M.A. staff with a consistent change through the two affiliations’ merger and offered her thanks to Mr. MacKie and David Van Laar, senior consultant to the president and c.e.o., and B.&C.M.A. change and improvement for the A.B.A.