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Joe Bryan Teaches Skills Needed to Find Work in the Wired World

Coming from the business world, Joe Bryan knows what employers want from potential hires. That's why his classroom assignments are geared toward grooming students for jobs.

Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Lewis Motivates Young People to be Better Citizens

Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Lewis nearly retired at the end of last school year. He left a successful JROTC program at Sale Creek High, only to be called back into service at Sequoyah High. His commitment to motivating young people to be better citizens makes him this weeks Golden Apple Award Winner.

Phyllis Finney, Golden Apple Award Winner, Brings Music to the Classroom

Studies show music reinforces academics, making better students. And thanks to Rivermont Elementary School's Music Teacher, students are learning how to make A's and B's, and play them.

Iris Harris, Golden Apple Award Winner, Takes Students Under Her Wing

Students respond to Iris Harris' unique teaching techniques by hanging on her every word. She's loving and encouraging, but still able to discipline her students, when they get off course.

Beth Chappelear Takes History Into the Digital Age

Heritage Middle School teacher Beth Chappelear found a way to take history out of the past and bring it into the digital age. Her students responded with an awakened interest in social studies.

Gail Palmgren’s Missing Jeep Found: No Body Inside

Cadaver dogs will be brought in tomorrow to continue the search.

Golden Apple: Jennifer Zeigler Uses Success, Independence To Grow Love of Learning

What's the secret to getting children to like school? Success! Normal Park's Jennifer Zeigler believes students who overcome obstacles gain a desire to learn more.

Golden Apple: Donna Kerstetter Pushes Her Students to Stay on Course

Parents entrust her with their children over 7 hours every day, and Donna Kerstetter believes she needs to make the best of that time. The Certified Reading Specialist teaches six different subjects every day.

Golden Apple Award – Kelly Page

Colleagues say she greets her class with a smile on her face... And a friendly demeanor every morning. Kelly Page finds ways to make class time fun and exciting, while keeping the connection to learning in mind.

Golden Apple Jill Sewell

Her co-workers call her an inspiration. Jill Sewell overcame a life-threatening disease, with a smile on her face... And a love for teaching unphased.

Tina Roberts of Davis Elementary named this year’s first Golden Apple Winner

In Dade County there's a special teacher who not only keeps her students' grades on track, she gives them the shot of confidence they need for success.

Christie Covert of Signal Mountain Middle High wins Golden Apple Award

We often have a special teacher who made school fun...But we don't all have our very own Mary Poppins. At Signal Mountain Middle High School one students says that's exactly what they've got.

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