Honoring Outstanding Teachers and Educators in East Mississippi & West Alabama

Do you have a teacher who has made an impact on your life or on your child's life?
Do you have a teaching colleague whose style you admire?
Nominate them for the Golden Apple Award! Then, encourage others to do the same!
2021-2022 Teacher Of The Year Read More

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October 2022 Winner - Belinda Matlock:(Lamar School)

Nearly 50 years of teaching have come full circle for Belinda Matlock...   Read More

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November 2022 Winner - Pam Moody:(Patrician Academy)

Getting up every morning to teach preschoolers is not an easy job for the average teacher, but for Pam Moody, it’s what she loves...   Read More

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December 2022 Winner - Robin Lenox:(Southeast High School)

In a time when traditional teaching is changing, Robin Lenox is finding new and inventive ways to reach her students...   Read More

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January 2023 Winner - Carla Egbert:(University Charter School)

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February 2023 Winner - Hiawatha Satcher:(Enterprise Elementary School)

Hiawatha Satcher is always excited on the first day of school to meet her new class of students, all with different personalities and skills sets..   Read More

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March 2023 Winner - Randy Ferino Wayne:(Meridian High School)

Randy Ferino Wayne loves teaching almost as much as he loves music and theater, both of which are a passion...   Read More

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April 2023 Winner - Brittani Emerson:(Northeast Middle School)

Brittani Emerson’s passion for teaching and for her students shines through as soon as she begins talking about her classroom...   Read More