The Gadsden Independent School District will recognized by the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico Public Education Department Nutrition program for participating in the Seamless Summer feeding program.

The district is also being recognized for expanding the program to non-traditional school sites, such as the Franklin Vista Apartments in Anthony, New Mexico. 

According to GISD, the district provides lunches to over 100 Anthony Elementary students and siblings who live in the Franklin Vista Apartments along with several other summer feeding sites within the GISD boundaries.