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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Golden Apple Award: Kaley Carpenter, Meigs South Elementary

DECATUR, TN (WDEF) - When tragedy struck Meigs South Elementary school, children were left with some very grown up questions. Ms. Kaley Carpenter helped...

Golden Apple Award: Ridgeland High School’s Julie Butler

ROSSVILLE, GA, (WDEF) - Julie Butler was born to teach, but she postponed her own higher education until her youngest daughter was a teenager....

Golden Apple Award: Becky Leary, Nolan Elementary

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN (WDEF) - Boredom is out of the question in Becky Leary's 3rd grade classroom at Nolan Elementary. From the Buddy Bench,...

Golden Apple Award: Gary Coles, Red Bank Middle

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Gary Coles is an In School Suspension Monitor at Red Bank Middle School. This year, he's also teaching Math, Science...

Golden Apple: Hixson High’s Ava Hixson

CHATTANOOGA, TN. (WDEF) - Teacher's assistants can play a crucial role in reaching children with developmental delays and other challenges. For 20 years, Ava Hixson...

Golden Apple Award: Karina Martin, Daisy Elementary

SODDY-DAISY, TN (WDEF) - Karina Martin started her life halfway around the world in Poland, but she has dedicated her career to helping American...

East Lake Academy’s Dr. Reginald Adkins Wins Golden Apple Award

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) - The best educators are lifelong learners. That is certainly the case for Dr. Reginald Adkins. He can't wait to discover...

Our Golden Apple Teacher this week comes from Ooltewah High

No, he doesn't really look like this.

Golden Apple Award Winner – Valley Christian Academy’s Erika Kyle

Erika Kyle devotes her days teaching elementary students at Valley Christian Academy.

Black Fox Elementary’s Lindsey Prok Wins Golden Apple Award

Lindsey Prok is a 3rd grade teacher at Black Fox Elementary School in Bradley County. Prok says shes always wanted to be a teacher especially at Black Fox.

Golden Apple Award – Betts Berry, Saddle Ridge

" The students don’t always remember the content that we teach,  but they remember how you treat them."