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!
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September 2018 Winner - Danny Alexander:(Lamar School)

When Danny Alexander left for college his plans were to become a dentist, but God had other plans for his life – to become a teacher..   Read More

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October 2018 Winner - Patti Christophe:(Patrician Academy)

Patrician Academy teacher Patti Christopher received the Golden Apple Teacher award for October at a surprise ceremony Monday..   Read More

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November 2018 Winner - Julie Owen:(Vorthbeach)

Julie Owen loved her profession as a nurse so much she chose to share her knowledge with others who plan to pursue a career in healthcare...   Read More

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December 2018 Winner - Tim Caldwell:(West Lauderdale High School)

His love for mathematics and his students is what keeps West Lauderdale High School upper-level math teacher Tim Caldwell motivated after 32 years as an educator...   Read More

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January 2019 Winner - Lauren Walker:(St. Patrick Catholic School)

The Golden Apple Award winner's motto is "Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it."..   Read More

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February 2019 Winner - Martha (Marti) Pulido:(Ross Collins Career and Technical Center)

Rob Smith, CTE director at Ross Collins, describes Pulido as someone who has the ability to teach the content and prepare for "real life."..   Read More

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March 2019 Winner - Amber Smith :

A letter nominating Smith for the award praised her abilities, describing her as a young teacher on fire..   Read More

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April 2019 Winner - Machelle Spencer:(Northeast High School)

For her support of all students, inside and outside the classroom, Spencer was indeed surprised when she was chosen April's Golden Apple winner at an assembly with students, family and friends witnessing the presentation...   Read More