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.
Joshua Cornue teaches at Rochester School No. 8. His Golden Apple Award nomination was very unique because it came from his fiancé Lindsay Gotham. Lindsay says Josh has inspired her to finish her Masters in Education and become a teacher too. Josh's classroom was very crowded when we showed up to surprise him. Here's where you can see the unedited version of our surprise!
Most of us have no idea how hard teachers work. Our Golden Apple Award winner is widely recognized as giving his all for his kids. We surprise Josh Cornue at Rochester School No. 8.
Sometimes the most important lessons students learn have nothing to do with classroom content. At Palmyra Macedon High School Jessica Wahl teaches history and life lessons. That's why she's getting a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
Lisa Pallifrone teaches 6th grade at Victor Intermediate School. Student Austin Clifton nominated his favorite teacher for a Golden Apple Award because she's generous with her time and treats kids like people, not just students. Watch our entire surprise, beginning to end, as we sneak into Mrs. Pallifrone's classroom.
This News 8 Golden Apple Award winner asks her kids to give 110 percent everyday at school, and they happily do it because 6th Grade Teacher Lisa Pallifrone does the same for them! Here's our story from Victor Intermediate School.
Mykel Sapienza teaches music at East Rochester Junior/Senior High. She was nominated for Golden Apple award by student Caroline Hewitt.
This is where you can watch our entire surprise of Michael Sapienza at East Rochester Junior/Senior High from beginning to end! She was nominated for Golden Apple award by eighth grader Caroline Hewitt.
Corey Rhoney teaches seventh grade English at Dake Junior High in West Irondequoit. She was nominated by student Hannah Bansbach, but several dozen of her friends joined us in the surprise. And it turned out great! This is where you can watch it beginning to end.
"Blessed" is how this week's News 8 Golden Apple Award winner describes being a teacher. Corey Rhoney has paid her dues. First as a Teaching Assistant, then as a substitute and now she's a full-time English teacher at Dake Junior High in West Irondequoit.
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Our first golden apple award winner of this school year is Dennis Costanza at Rochester School Number 20.
News 8 is celebrating all of the Golden Apple Award winners from the past school year.
Meet our newest Golden Apple Award Winner.
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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!