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WJHG NewsChannel 7 Golden Apple Award

News Channel 7 is presenting the Golden Apple Award. This special award will feature a new teacher each week throughout the school year. This award shines the spotlight on the teaching profession and shows our gratitude for the special job these teachers perform each and every day.

In 100 words or less, tell us why your teacher should be the Golden Apple Teacher of the Week. Any teacher, grades K-12, in the WJHG viewing area is eligible to receive this award.

Tune in Thursday morning on NewsChannel 7 Today at 6:00am and Thursday Evening on NewsChannel at 5 to see if we have chosen your favorite teacher. Winning teachers will receive a commemorative plaque, and the honor of being featured as the Golden Apple Teacher of the Week on News Channel 7.

Golden Apple Awards

Updated: 5:53 PM - Coming to school every day is easy when you have a teacher that makes learning exciting. That's why this week's golden apple winner is Ms. Teresa Tripp at Freeport Elementary.

Updated: 6:00 PM - In this breaking news story, Ms. Collins is this week's Golden Apple winner!

Posted: 03/15/2018 - This week's Golden Apple winner has a "dab" so good, her students approve. Congratulations to Dianne Johnston, a sixth grade teacher at University Academy.

Posted: 03/08/2018 - This week's Golden Apple winner comes with a special sidekick. Congratulations to Patty Helms, a second grade teacher at Tommy Smith Elementary School.

Updated: 03/01/2018 - This week's Golden Apple winner once taught for an entire year without being able to speak, and his students passed their IB exams. Congratulations to Richard Gaither a U.S. history teacher at Rutherford High School.