Would you like to nominate an educator who believes in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a fun and safe place of learning? Click here to complete our Golden Apple Nomination Form.

Golden Apple: Lisa Guilbeau

Everything has come full circle for Lisa Guilbeau. It’s a circle that motivates this Harlem High School graduate to give back at Greenbrier.…

Golden Apple: Lorrie Jones

Another busy morning in Lorrie Jones 5th grade science class.”We were separating mixtures,” Ms. Jones says. “And we were learning about the …

Golden Apple: Jeremy West

When we paid a visit, Jeremy West was a long way from the classroom. The Special Education teacher was bowling the day away with his South A…

Golden Apple: Brittany Davis

Brittany Davis has a gift when it comes to art. A gift that she shares with her mom.”My mother was my high school art teacher,” she says. “S…

Golden Apple: Teresa Anthony

Teresa Anthony was meant to be in this classroom making these sweet sounds.”It was something I was born with. I had a talent that my parents…

Golden Apple: Tiffany Coleman

Tiffany Coleman’s kids are tackling math.”We work on multiplication a lot,” she says. “That’s our big ticket item in 3rd grade. We’ve been w…

Golden Apple: Shannon Burnett

In Shannon Burnett's class it's not about tackling one lesson and moving on to the next one. She makes sure her students truly gra…

Golden Apple: David Phillips

Another day, another chance to compete in the classroom.”We were playing around the world. They had to defeat every other student in the cla…

Golden Apple: Ann Sturkey

The biggest challenge in Ann Sturkey's classroom, at least on this day, during this lesson, is to try not to eat the school supplies.”W…

Golden Apple: Stephanie Prandy

She says,”Their voice is very important and so I try to strive for opportunities that give open-endedness to where they do all get to have a…

Golden Apple: Bonnie McNeill

“When I was in the 5th grade, I joined the band, loved it, loved it.  I knew before 5th grade I would teach, but when I got into band I knew…

Golden Apple: Bradford Wilson

Bradford Wilson did not get into teaching to teach.”I got into teaching because I wanted to coach football and track and things like that,” …

Golden Apple: Stephanie Scott

Long before Stephanie Scott came to Richmond County, Georgia, she was a small child in a small town.  That's when someone made a big im…

Golden Apple: Shana Brown

Shana Brown's students get to learn about how we got here. She teaches U.S. and World History at Thomson High School.”I've always …

Golden Apple: Jay Murray

Talk about a rare sight.  Agriculture Education students sitting in a classroom.  Rare, because the real learning happens right outside the …

Golden Apple: Christian Wilder

Christian Wilder has been teaching most of her life,  long before she ever had thoughts of ending up in an actual classroom.”Teaching has be…