Tonight we honor Plank Road North Fifth Grade Teacher Kelly Getman. She was nominated by her entire class.
13 is a lucky number for this News 8 Golden Apple Award winner. We received 13 nominations for Science Teacher Barry DeSain at Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women!
Sending your first child off to school can be traumatic. Our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner is an expert at making kids and their parents feel welcome. We honor Hilton Village Elementary School Kindergarten Teacher Kathy Kittlinger.
Kathy Kittlinger is a Kindergarten teacher at Hilton's Village Elementary School. She's taught at Village Elementary for 16 years! Miss K was really surprised when we showed up to give her a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Bloomfield Elementary School Special Education Teacher Kelli Grundman does not like to have her picture taken. So when we showed up to surprise Kelli with a News 8 Golden Apple Award she was not thrilled to see us. She was thrilled to see who we were with. Here's our entire, unedited surprise!
Julie Fish is a Math Teacher at Cosgrove Middle School in Spencerport. Julie has been a teacher 27 years and has seen a lot. She has never been surprised with a News 8 Golden Apple Award! Here's the whole thing unedited.
Emma Ricci teaches 5th Grade at Park Road School in Pittsford. She likes to have fun in class, so when we blew through the door with a Golden Apple Award the surprise was fantastic! This is where you can watch the whole thing, unedited.
This is National Catholic Schools Week and we are honoring an exceptional teacher at St. Mary's in Canandaigua. A little girl and her mom asked us to give Meghan Kenny a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner was a carpenter by trade, until he found his true calling as a teacher. Watch as we surprise Pete Sharpe at The Monroe 2/Orleans BOCES, WEMOCO Center for Technical Education.
Holly Connelly has no idea what was about to happen to her when she was asked to bring her class to a school assembly at Rochester School No. 28. Here's where you can see us sneak in and surprise her with a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Watch a year's worth of Golden Apple surprises with New 8's Kevin Doran!
News 8's Kevin Doran highlights some of this year's Golden Apple Award recipients.
Paul Birkby got a big surprise in the Penfield High School Library. While the Superintendent and Principal distracted him, we walked up behind the librarian and gave him with a News 8 Golden apple Award. This is our unedited surprise!
Libraries are normally pretty quiet places. But a celebration broke out in the Penfield High School Library when we surprised Librarian Paul Birkby with a News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Joe Munno has been sticking up for Rochester kids for decades. First in the city school district, now as President and Founder of University Prep Charter School for Young Men. Mr. Munno is getting a well deserved News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Watch as the first Senior class of University Prep Charter School surprise him in their new gymnasium with a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
We honor a Special Education teacher who has dedicated more than three decades to children with special needs. Deidra Miller, from the Creekside School at Monroe #1 BOCES, is getting a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Jane Morale is a Music teacher at Spry Middle School in Webster. We surprised her while she was giving string lessons to students. Jane was nominated by 12 year old Sarah Sacchitella. This is where you can watch our entire surprise, beginning to end!
We are surprising an Orchestra teacher with a News 8 Golden Apple Award. Jane Morale teaches at Spry Middle School in Webster. Jane is very good at making kids feel happy.
We visit the Churchville-Chili School District for a Golden Apple surprise. Beth Regoni is a longtime teacher at Chestnut Ridge Elementary School. A little girl asked us to say thank you.