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Golden Apple: Denise Jackson

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Denise Jackson has been teaching social studies at Strom Thurmond High School since 1984.

Golden Apple: Katie Bennett

Another day of sweet sounds from Katie Bennett’s classroom.   Another day that this talented musician gets to teach other talented musicians…

Golden Apple: Kristi Palma

Today they’re 4th graders. In the future they could be world famous illustrators. And it’s all starting with a history lesson for Kristi Pal…

Golden Apple: Shelonda Houston

McCormick, SOUTH CAROLINA Shelonda Houston tried out a few other things before she decided to teach.  First, she served this country in the …

Golden Apple: Bonny Baxley

Bonny Baxley loves to teach because she’s always loved to read. She says her Dad got her started when she was 3 or 4 years old. “He read to …

Golden Apple: Heather Graves

Heather Graves was training for this job long ago, and she probably didn’t even know it. “I’ve always worked with kids at a young age–babysa…

Golden Apple: Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks is right where she is supposed to be.  She’s living out a lifelong passion in her 3rd grade classroom at Brookwood Elementary …

Golden Apple: Tracey Hampson

Welcome to Tracey Hampson’s 7th grade language arts class, where kids get to go on all kinds of adventures. “Language Arts kind of always sp…

Golden Apple: Tara Farr

Tara Farr teaches Horizons for children at Stevens Creek Elementary School. “Horizons is the program in Columbia County for students who hav…

Golden Apple: Jessica Shuff

Jessica Shuff has taught pre k and kindergarten and now she leads these first graders at Bayvale Elementary.  There’s a logical reason she c…

Golden Apple: Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson didn’t think he’d wind up here, teaching. Not too long ago he was taking college classes and pursuing a career in architectu…

Golden Apple: Sandra Bailey

Sandra Bailey is the academic support specialist at Tobacco Road Elementary School. That means she helps teach teachers, how to be better te…

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Well, as the school year winds down, another yearly event is upon us. It is time for the annual WJBF News Channel 6 Golden Apple Awards Cere…

Golden Apple: Diane Baker

(Grovetown, GA) Diane Baker doesn’t just teach students. She shapes citizens. These youngsters are going to grow up and join her as leaders …

Golden Apple: Blake Stitcher

(Harlem, GA) The Harlem Middle School lunchroom is full of people, and potential.  It’s Blake Stitcher’s goal to make sure everyone in here …

Golden Apple: Korey Washington

(Wagener, S.C.) This student is getting set for the real world–a mock interview in Korey Washington’s class. “We’re trying to get our kids p…

Golden Apple: Jane Monroe

(North Augusta, S.C.) Jane Monroe used to work as a finance manager for a global corporation. Then she realized family must come first. “I h…

Golden Apple: Sarah White

For many of us, understanding AP Calculus may sound like a tough task. But to Sara White, it sounds like another day at the office. “I love …