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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.

Past Recipients:

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

Meet the 2019-2020 Golden Apple Recipients:

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Golden Apple: Rachel Salomon

A teacher in Whitfield County may be firm with her kids, but they know what to expect. Her hard work has earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Ginny Johnson

A Dalton Middle School teacher uses her love of teaching to connect with her students. Her dedication has earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Jill Wilson

A 1st grade teacher is doing all she can to help her students succeed. Her passion and dedication have earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Vicky Tillman

A teacher in Dade County says her students keep her on her toes, but she loves her job. Her dedication and hard work have earned her a Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Luanda Harrold

A Hardy Elementary School teacher has a passion for teaching, and wants to make learning fun for her students. That's why she has won this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Brian Ailey

A Hixson Middle School teacher uses music to reach his students. His passion and hard work have earned him this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Carol Anne Droke

A teacher in Ringgold treats her students like they are part of her family. Her love and dedication have earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Audrey Alexander

A Brown Academy educator is passionate about teaching. Her dedication and commitment have earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Jinlin Baker

A Red Bank Elementary school teacher finds ways to motivate and relate to her students. Her passion has earned this special needs teacher this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Kim Burnett

A LaFayette High School teacher does more than educate her students. She helps them with their lives, and their future. That's why she has won this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Ryan Burns

A teacher at one elementary school uses love, and laughter to connect with his students. His hard work and dedication have earned him this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Rodney English

A math teacher at Orchard Knob Middle School is a role model for his students. His hard work has earned him this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Chickamauga teacher Annette Weeks wins Golden Apple Award

CHICKAMAUGA, Georgia (WDEF) - Special needs students at Cherokee Ridge Elementary have someone watching out for them. Annette Weeks is a special education teacher at...
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Golden Apple: Tonya Dodd

A Red Bank Middle School teacher takes the time to help her students understand math. Her dedication has earned her this week's Golden Apple Award.
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Golden Apple: Kim Rhodes

A North Georgia teacher loved helping kids so much, she went back to school to become a professional teacher. That's earned her a Golden Apple Award.

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