Golden Apple

Golden Apple: Bettina Williford

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Macon County School System. After spending over 20 year in law enforcement, 5th grade teach Bettina Williford, decided to change careers and is already making lasting impacts in only her second year of teaching.   “I teach because I love children, I love interacting with the children, I love to see…

Golden Apple: Michelle Reese-Holley

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. In her 17th year of teaching, second grade teacher Michelle Reese-Holley at Highland Ave Elementary, has one goal for her students to achieve.  “The goal is to move everybody to the next level, when you leave this classroom, you are going to be on a different…

Golden Apple: Shelia Evans

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Montgomery Public School System. In her 14th year of education, kindergarten teacher Shelia Evans at Seth Johnson Elementary school is known for being a teacher who makes learning fun for her students and believes she has found the best way to educate her students. “A lot of hands on, I…

Golden Apple: William Simpson

Our Golden Apple Award Winner this week comes from the Autauga County School System. In his 27th year of teaching, Marbury High School Band Director William Simpson relishes his unique opportunity to teach his students for many years more than the average teacher. The driving force behind why Simpson continues to teach music education after so many years. “Because young people…

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…