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Golden Apple: Becky Bennett

(Martinez, GA) Becky Bennett teaches 2nd grade at Stevens Creek Elementary School. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do,” Bennett says. …

Golden Apple: Anna Williams

(Thomson, GA) Anna Williams may have tried to fight it back in the day, but she was always going to teach. “Both of my parents are retired M…

Golden Apple: Sally Jones

(Thomson, GA) Sally Jones is a Gifted Specialist at Thomson Elementary School. “We were working on puzzles and following directions and list…

Golden Apple: Bill Cheatham

(Johnston, S.C.) Talk about coming full circle. Bill Cheatham’s career path has lead him right back to where it all started. “I was in this …

Golden Apple: Melinda Zipf

(Trenton, S.C.) Another busy day in Melinida Zipf’s classroom. “We’re working on our writing and our reading,” Zipf says. “They like to draw…

Golden Apple: Justin Craig

(Johnston, S.C.) Justin Craig is the leader of the band at Strom Thurmond High School.  Every day he gets to share something that’s been a b…

Golden Apple: Donna Leopard

(North Augusta, S.C.) Donna Leopard could be teaching math right now. But the Fox Creek English instructor had a change of heart when she st…

Golden Apple: Arthur Harris

(Evans, GA) Arthur Harris knew he had a knack for math when he was just a child. “I was always pretty good at it and I always thought it was…

Golden Apple: Carrie Anne Cushman

(Evans, GA) Long before Carey Anne Cushman became a teacher, she was practicing for this job. “I used to pretend teach and my little brother…

Golden Apple: Terry Harris

(Grovetown, GA) If you want to learn how to make something that looks great, you come to Terry Harris and her Graphic Design class at Grovet…

Golden Apple: Michael Foster

(Evans, GA) Michael Foster is making the past come alive at Evans High School. “We’re working on the significant events and subjects of the …

Golden Apple: Shelley Wolfe

(Augusta, GA) Shelly Wolfe’s students are working non-stop to sharpen their math skills. “We’re really focusing on place value,” Wolfe says.…

Golden Apple: Stan Dodson

(Waynesboro, GA) Welcome to Stan Dodson’s visual arts class, where artists of all skill levels are welcome. “My class is definitely open to …

Golden Apple: Felicia Lovett

(Waynesboro, GA) Felicia Lovett isn’t just making life better for these students. She’s setting an example that’s a key part of her life at …

Golden Apple: Carol Clarke

(Augusta, GA) Carol Clarke used to be a social worker but she felt called to become a teacher. She knew she could help young people as the H…

Golden Apple: Dianne Lawson

(Swainsboro, GA) The school year may be winding down, but the students are staying hard at work in Dianne Lawson’s class at Swainsboro Prima…

Golden Apple: Erica Lane

(Louisville, GA) Erica Lane went to Jefferson County High School and now she teaches at Jefferson County High School. She took a teaching jo…