Honoring Outstanding Teachers and Educators in East Mississippi & West Alabama
Do you have a teaching colleague whose style you admire?
Nominate them for the Golden Apple Award! Then, encourage others to do the same!
Golden Apple award to again recognize teachers
As the beginning of school approaches, teachers and students are preparing to return to the classroom and a group of education supporters is ready to begin the second year of the Golden Apple Award.
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August 2014 Winner - Rosemary Young:(Meridian High School)
Rosemary Young is in her fourth year as exceptional education teacher at Meridian High School. She was given the honor on Thursday when a group of sponsors surprised her in her classroom... Read More
September 2014 Winner - Amy Ethridge:( West Lauderdale Elementary School)
Tuesday morning, some students and staff gathered in the gymnasium at West Lauderdale Elementary School for what Ethridge thought was a school announcement. She suspected something was up as the visiting group of Golden Apple Award sponsors began to file into the gym... Read More
October 2014 Winner - Bobbye Lynn Dunnam:(Calvary Christian School)
Golden Apple Award sponsors announced Dunnam's selection as the October Golden Apple Teacher of the Month during a surprise presentation in the school's gym where students and staff had gathered for the occasion... Read More
November 2014 Winner - Helena Wells:(Northeast Lauderdale High School)
"She loves her students," Northeast Assistant Principal Emily Lee said. "Some of her students never leave the state of Mississippi. She gives them a little exposure to other cultures they never get to experience.".. Read More
December 2014 Winner - Daniel Gilmer:(Quitman Junior High School)
Teaching might run in the family for the December Golden Apple Award Teacher of the Month but Daniel Gilmer has found his own unique way to bring to life his fascination with literary classics... Read More
January 2015 Winner - Mary Jones:(Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School)
Mary Jones understands this and she has shared her passion for reading with her little students. For her efforts, Jones has been selected as the Golden Apple Award January Teacher of the Month.. Read More
February 2015 Winner - Niki Martin:(Northeast Middle School)
Martin was named queen of her own Mardi Gras parade when the eighth-grade math teacher was named the February Golden Apple Teacher of the Month.. Read More
March 2015 Winner - Chrissy Kelly:(Quitman Lower Elementry)
April 2015 Winner
To be Announced...
May 2015 Winner
To be Announced...