Tonya Christianson

Stats: 1995 graduate • Cook Manager at Eisenhower Elementary School • Associate’s degree, Hennepin Technical College

Tonya Christianson has been walking the halls of Hopkins Public Schools nearly her entire life. The proud Royal is now making sure students have the fuel necessary to be successful. For the last 13 years, Christianson has been putting her spin on nutritious scratch-made school meals as a school lunch professional.

Favorite hangout spot during Hopkins High School? The halls outside of the old gym. Favorite music artist of 1995? The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

What Hopkins teacher made a difference? Mrs. Nelson, the home economics teacher. I took just about every cooking class offered by the home economics department.

How did Hopkins prepare you? Hopkins had and still has amazing, supportive teachers who look out for the best interest of their students. Hopkins is a great community. It is great to see it grow and be a part of it. 

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