Golden Apple

Golden Apple: Victor Crowell

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. With 18 years of teaching experience, Physical Education teacher Victor Crowell, at Dalraida Elementary School, is described as having a lasting importance on his students health, confidence and motivation.  “It is hard to motivate them, but like I say, you just have to find their interest….

Golden Apple: Terrence Vaughn

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. In his 14th year of teaching physical education, Coach Terrence Vaughn, at Brewbaker Intermediate School, wants to lay the foundation for good health, which will benefit his students through their entire life.   “We go over this words like obesity and diabetes, and kids now understand…

Golden Apple: Tanya Hibbard

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Elmore County School System. At Wetumpka Elementary School, teacher Tanya Hibbard is in her 35th year of teaching, with 31 of those years as a kindergarten teacher. With so much experience, Hibbard has great advice for the next generation of teachers. “It is not anything like college. You go to college…

Golden Apple: Kassi Argo

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Autauga County School System. In only her second year of teaching, third grade reading teacher Kassi Argo at Prattville Elementary School, use of classroom interaction is making a difference in the growth and development of her students, which is part of her overall goal for her students. “My goal, my…

Golden Apple: Brandon Howard

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. Band Director Brandon Howard at Jefferson Davis High School continues working just as hard today as when he started 14 year ago because making it through tough times, more often offers a reward in the long term verses the short term in the lives of his…

Golden Apple: LaFrancis Davis

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. Carver High School Band Director LaFrancis Davis, is just as motivated today teaching band as he was over 21 years ago when he started, and that passion makes a difference to his students. “It’s not a job, it’s a passion. I don’t look at teaching band…

Golden Apple Teacher of the Year: David Rudd

During the school year, we honored many deserving teachers with Golden Apple awards. Four of those previous winners have been competing to be the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. Those winners were voted on by viewers, the votes have been counted and Ryan Stinnett reveals this year’s new Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. As we end the school…

Golden Apple: Beth Parmer

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Butler County School System. In her 17th year of teaching, Beth Parmer, at Greenville High School,  says teaching history is easy because it happens every day, plus it repeats itself.  “I apply what is in the news to what they are actually learning in class…History has a repetition and if…

Golden Apple: Lynn Bender

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Selma City School System. In her 35th year of teaching kindergarten, Lynn Bender at Payne Elementary School, thinks teaching kindergartners offers the most rewards for many reasons. Lynn Bender says, “I think with kindergarten, they are five years old and they are just starting to put everything together. I can…

Golden Apple: El’Lagenay Sellers

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Perry County School System in West Alabama. In only her fifth year of teaching, El’Lagenay Sellers at Robert C. Hatch High School in Perry County, is already making a difference in the lives of her physical and life sciences students. So much so, that one of her students nominated her for…