Congratulations to Jamie Wassman, this week's Golden Apple winner

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - Jamie Wassman has taught students from fourth to twelfth grade.She currently teaches freshmen English at Freeport High School.

Jamie Wassman wins the Golden Apple. She is a freshmen English teacher at Freeport High School. (WJHG)

"I just love having great discussions, because with English, it's not concrete like math," Wassman said. "In English, you can have multiple ideas."

Wassman got into teaching to build positive relationships with kids.

"Getting them to understand they have an advocate, they have somebody on their side, they have someone that believes in them," Wassman said.

She loves reading and wants her students to read every day.

"Whether it's newspapers or magazines, anything that interests, I want my kids reading," Wassman said. "It's just a developmental process for them."

This Golden Apple winner is helping her students succeed far beyond her classroom.

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