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Golden Apple Award

Food City and News 12 want to reward the teachers who are going above and beyond the standard teaching methods. An area teacher will be selected to receive the Golden Apple Award and profiled every Tuesday on News 12 at 6pm. These winners will be selected from your nominations by a panel of judges. At the end of the school year, a Teacher of the Year will be chosen from the year’s winners.

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Meet the 2018-2019 Golden Apple Recipients:

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Golden Apple: Tollis Bond

A teacher in Murray County is retiring after 30 years at the same school in Chatsworth. Her hard work and dedication have earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Jillian Green

A teacher in Ooltewah is pushing her kids to succeed, and it's working. That's why she has earned this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Jason Hagman

A Walker County teacher comes from a long line of educators, and now he's making a difference at one elementary school. That's why he's earned this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Betsy Hill

A Chattanooga Valley Elementary school teacher makes learning fun, and treats her students like they are family. That's earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Lookout Valley Elementary teacher Kaitlyn Rhoden wins our Golden Apple Award

"Miss Kaitlyn is very used a very patient and loving teacher who make sure she gives her best to her kids."
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East Brainerd Kindergarten teacher wins our Golden Apple Award

Kaitlyn Ray " Since I was little, I always wanted to be a teacher."
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Golden Apple Award: Ashley Jones

A Cloud Springs Elementary school teacher tries to make sure her kids know that she cares. Her hard work and dedication have earned her a Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Jessica Tate

A teacher at Brown Academy is changing the lives of her students, and that's earned her a Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Ashley Hall

A math teacher at Loftis Middle School is taking the time to make sure her students succeed, and that's earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Stacy Dodson

A Jasper Elementary school teacher wants students to realize their potential. But her lesson plan starts with love. That's why she has earned this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Stephanie Brewer

A history teacher at Hixson Middle School creates unique lesson plans, and kids says she always helps them. That's why she's earned this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Lindsay Bunker from Battlefield Primary wins our Golden Apple Award

Lindsay Bunker is the winner of this week's Golden Apple Award from News 12 Now and Food City.
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Golden Apple: Franklin Cobos

A LaFayette High School teacher is impacting lives, one at a time. He's been teaching for decades, and students say his compassion has earned him this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Kathleen Collins

A local teacher has made quite an impact after teaching math for more than 30 years. Students say she supports them, and helps them succeed. That's why she's earned the Golden Apple Award.
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Skyuka Hall teacher Michael Morgan wins our Golden Apple Award

Michael Morgan teaches English and Reading.

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