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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Past Recipients:

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Click here for 2014-2015 Recipients
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Click here for 2012-2013 Recipients
Click here for 2011-2012 Recipients

Meet the 2017-2018 Golden Apple Recipients:

3 days ago
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Golden Apple: David Hanley

A Red Bank Middle School teacher uses technology to reach his students, and that's earned him a Golden Apple Award.
1 week ago
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Golden Apple: Lee Anne Gibson

A teacher at Dade Elementary inspires her students to succeed, and that's earned her a Golden Apple Award.
2 weeks ago
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Golden Apple: Glenda Means

An Orchard Knob Elementary school teacher is well loved by her students, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
3 weeks ago
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Golden Apple: Judy Sivils

A Hixson High School teacher helps students with their reading and math skills, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
1 month ago
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Golden Apple: Sylvia Silva

A teacher in Varnell, Georgia shows her students kindness, and understanding. That's earned her a Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Rick Rogers

A teacher at Central High School makes sure his kids succeed, earning him a Golden Apple Award.
2 months ago
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Golden Apple: Warisa Jarrett

A Hixson Middle School teacher makes sure her students get a good education, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
2 months ago
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Golden Apple: Matt Blackwell

A Westside Middle School teacher makes sure to encourage his kids in North Georgia, earning him a Golden Apple Award.
2 months ago
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Golden Apple: David Vanzant

A teacher at the STEM school gives his students career advice, and listens to them, earning a Golden Apple Award.
3 months ago
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Golden Apple: Michael Kortum

A teacher at CSAS has found a way to bond with his kids over Algebra, earning him a Golden Apple Award.
3 months ago
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Golden Apple: Jamika Walker

A teacher's love of math is spreading to her students, and that's earned her a Golden Apple Award.
3 months ago
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Golden Apple: Samantha Smith

A Loftis Middle School teacher is very encouraging to her students, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
3 months ago
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Golden Apple: Adelia Hall

A teacher in Cleveland makes sure her students succeed, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
4 months ago
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Golden Apple: Scott Kelley

A teacher at Hamilton County High School has found a way to make learning Algebra fun.
4 months ago
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Golden Apple: Karen Wilson

A Battlefield Primary Special Education Pre-School teacher is helping 3 and 4 year olds get ready to become school students.
4 months ago
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Golden Apple: Jeff Green

A local teacher is inspiring kids to enter the world of TV broadcasting.
4 months ago
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Golden Apple: Paige Towers

A teacher at Hickory Valley Christian school makes learning fun, earning her a Golden Apple Award.
5 months ago
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Golden Apple: Rene Bruzon

An East Lake Elementary school teacher is known for his open door policy, earning him a Golden Apple Award.
5 months ago
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Golden Apple: Dara Lacy

A local math and science teacher knows how to make learning fun, and she's earned this week's Golden Apple Award.
5 months ago
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Golden Apple: Trevor Fuller

A teacher at Soddy Daisy High School gets his students to think, and get involved, and that's earned him a Golden Apple Award.
5 months ago
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Golden Apple: Missy Bomar

A teacher at Ringgold Primary School takes the extra time to make sure her students succeed.
5 months ago
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Golden Apple: Shannon Stephens

The Band Director at Lookout Valley Middle High School is not only exposing kids to music, she's teaching them life lessons.