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Laura Sant

Laura Sant

Extension Educator — Health/Nutrition/Food Safety and 4-H

Office

Franklin County

Phone

208-852-1097

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Franklin County
561 W Oneida
Preston, ID 83263

Laura provides community education to residents in Franklin County. She is also a registered dietitian nutritionist and licensed dietitian in Idaho and nationally recognized for her work.

M.S., Utah State University, 2000
B.S., Utah State University, 1998

  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Wellness
  • Food safety
  • Food preservation

Impact statements

Ms. Sant has a bachelor's degree from the Utah State University (USU) in nutrition and food sciences with an emphasis in dietetics and a master's degree from USU in nutrition. Her programs have won 16 regional and national awards from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) as well as eight other regional and national awards. Ms. Sant has served on the executive board for NEAFCS and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Exam Test Committee.

  • Buck, J., H.K. Jang, L. Sant, S. Johnson, B. Morrisroe-Aman and G. Wittman. Effect of Cleaning Education on Microbiological Quality of Reusable Water Bottles. Program Excellence Through Research Award, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 3rd Place Western Regional Winner, 2020
  • Sant, L., J. Buck, L. Dye, K. Hoffman, L. Blanch. Social Media — Online Video: Mealtime Inspirations, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2nd place Western Regional Winner, 2018
  • Buck, J., K. Hoffman, L. Sant, M. Spencer, L. Dye, L. Erickson, S. Parkinson. Communications Television/Video Program Award — Mealtime Inspirations, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1st Place Western Regional Winner, 2017
  • Sant, L., J. Peutz, A. Zander, G. Hyde, N. Kershaw, G. Wittman, P. Case, J. Buck, S. Greenway, C. Hampton. Food Safety Award — Preserve@Home, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1st Place State Winner, 1st Place Western Regional Winner, 1st Place National Winner, 2016
  • Sant, L. Continued Excellence Award — National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
  • Sant, L. Distinguished Service Award — National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
  • Sant, L. Distinguished Service Award — National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 2014
  • Sant, L. and M. Spencer. Educational Curriculum Award — Balanced Living, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1st place State Winner, 1st place Western Regional Winner, 1st place National Winner, 2012
  • Sant, L. and M. Spencer. Educational Technology Award — Balanced Living, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1st place State Winner, 1st place Western Regional Winner, 3rd place National Winner, 2012
  • Sant, L. and M. Spencer. Family Health and Wellness Award — Balanced Living, National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences, 1st place State Winner, 3rd place Western Regional Winner, 2012

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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