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News 8 is celebrating all of the Golden Apple Award winners from the past school year.
Meet our newest Golden Apple Award Winner.
Watch our entire unedited Golden Apple surprise.
Watch our entire unedited surprise as Debbie Slocum wins a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Three students at Rochester School No. 46 wanted to give their teacher a Golden Apple Award, and after you meet Marge Manico...you'll understand why they love her so much!
WEB EXTRA on this week's Golden Apple Award winner!
Fourth Grade Teacher Brandon Herod was floored when we showed up during a program in the school auditorium.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Social Studies teacher Stephanie Belding with a Golden Apple Award!
A unique coincidence led to us honoring this Victor Social Studies teacher.
Ann Marie Panpinto is the newest Golden Apple Award winner.
Watch Ann Marie Panipinto get surprised with a Golden Apple Award.
He was nominated by a man he taught more than 30 years ago.
Doug Yaw was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by a student he taught more than 30 years ago.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Rush-Henrietta Biology teacher Susan Sanbury!
Susan Sanbury left a career as a microbiologist at the University of Rochester to teach at Rush-Henrietta High School.
Kevin Doran surprises Mary Ellen Lyon of Bloomfield Public Library.
A student wanted to give his teacher a Golden Apple Award because he had just learned how to read- and he is 43 years old.
Glenda VanRy is retiring after 30 years with the Geneseo Central School District.
A 1st grader nominated teacher Brenda Ward for a Golden Apple Award. He says she had changed his outlook on school.
Kathy Ragan is a modest woman who would never brag about her own importance.
Kevin Doran surprises Kathy Ragan of St. Agnes School in Avon with a Golden Apple Award.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Henrietta elementary school teacher Barbara Agness!
Barbara Agness has always kept a former student in her heart, and even a change of schools could not keep him from saying thank you to her.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Holly Hanushevsky with a Golden Apple Award.
Holly Hanushevsky teaches in an integrated classroom at Rochester's East Foundation Academy.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Lincoln School principal Jeff Hemelinck with a Golden Apple Award!
It is not often you find an educator as beloved as Jeff Hemelinck is in Newark.
Students in the chorus at Eastridge High School love Ellice Amendolare.
Watch as Kevin Doran and Henrietta middle school student Ian Colbert surprise music teacher Rich Thompson with a Golden Apple Award!
Rich Thompson is an associate professor of Jazz Studies at the Eastman School of Music, but he has also been a teacher at Burger Middle School in Henrietta for 28 years.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Spencerport middle school teacher Claudia Montecalvo with a News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Claudia Montecalvo was inspired to become a teacher by her 3rd grade teacher.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Stephanie DePaul-Pragel with a Golden Apple Award during her lunch period!
Fourth grade teacher Stephanie DePaul-Pragel was nominated by a little girl who says her classroom feels like family.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises teacher Colleen Widrick at Rochester School #17!
Colleen Widrick was nominated by a young man who used only three words in his letter to News 8.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprise MCC's Eric Wheeler with a Golden Apple Award!
We celebrate a veteran who teaches other veterans.
Christine Ward has been a teacher for 40 years.
There is no greater compliment than a thank-you from a co-worker for a job well done.
Dr. Trista Merrill is credited with helping an Ontario County woman to find the time and nerve to get her college degree.
Diane Pogoda became a teacher after a career in business.
Diana Pogoda is a teacher who knows you need to work hard to achieve your goals.
Victor school teacher Nicholas Ballou is surprised with a News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Nicholas Ballou is a teacher that values the lifelong relationships he creates with his students.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises School #57 teacher Bruce Finch!
This week's Golden Apple Award winner is 2nd grade teacher Bruce Finch. A former student came home from college to surprise him.
Watch as News 8's Kevin Doran surprises Honeoye Falls-Lima teacher Mark Luxemberg.