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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 …

Golden Apple: Tricia Socky

Welcome to Tricia Socky’s 5th grade classroom. A home away from home for everyone in here. “I spend a lot of time with them,” Socky says. “I…

Golden Apple: Qwen Taylor

(Thomson, GA) Ahh the sweet sounds of learning. Okay maybe these sounds are not so sweet, but that’s the point.  Bad singing can lead to goo…

Golden Apple: Christy Donovan

Thomson, GA Christy Donovan’s economics classroom is a very busy place. These Thomson seniors are learning about things that us grown ups mi…

Golden Apple: Trina Howard

Trina Howard doesn’t just teach Math and Science to these amazing 5th graders. She gets them to have a real appreciation for the subjects. “…

Golden Apple: Sheryl Allen

Warrenton, GA Sheryl Allen’s impact in the classroom has been felt all over the CSRA. “I taught in the classroom 26 years in McDuffie. Then …

Golden Apple: Beth DiGiacomo

Beth DiGiacomo teaches English to a great bunch of 12th graders. Just like her senior English teacher did. “Her name was Judy Leopard,” DiGi…

Golden Apple: Belinda Anthony

Belinda Anthony is following a trail that her great-great-grandmother blazed for her many many years ago. “She taught at Old Hickory Grove w…