Join us as we visit Nazareth College to deliver a Golden Apple Award. Melissa Mantell teaches a unique program for young adults with disabilities. And one of her students asked us to say thank you.
We begin another school year of Golden Apple Awards. The first stop for our surprise patrol is at Rochester's Monroe High School to sneak up on Science Teacher Andrea Tutino.
Marni Rabinowitz teaches English at Pittsford Sutherland High School. She was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by Junior Collin Anderson. You can watch us sneak up on her and see her reaction here.
Revered and respected are two words used to describe this week's News 8 Golden Apple Award Winner. High praise for English Teacher Marni Rabinowitz from Pittsford Sutherland High School.
In 50 years of teaching Roger Manuse has seen a lot. But he's never been surprised like this. Watch as we honor him with a Golden Apple ward at Rochester City School No.43.
50 years is a long time. That's how long our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner has dedicated his life to teaching. Congratulations to Roger Manuse, a life-long educator in the Rochester City School District.
This week's News 8 Golden Apple Award winner has spent his entire career leading by example in Rochester City Schools. He's Sixth Grade Teacher Eduardo Merida from School Number-39.
He moved to our area after his father was murdered and he's thankful to our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner for helping his family a lot. Congratulations to Ann Fogarty-Sears, a teacher at Eastridge High School in Irondequoit.
Our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner is a teacher who goes out of his way to connect with his students. He's Third Grader Teacher Nick Titus from Sherman Elementary School in Henrietta.
This school year, we honored 36 local teachers with a Golden Apple award - our symbol of excellence in education.
Ward's Natural Science is one of the largest educational supply companies in the world. On Thursday, the 36 teachers who won our Golden Apple Award this school year took a tour of the Henrietta company.
This is our final Golden Apple Award of the school year. Tonight we honor a teacher who has gone above and beyond to help a student who lost his father. He's Third Grade Teacher David Phillips from Letchworth Central Elementary School.
We pulled off quite a surprise for this week's Golden Apple Award. Our winner is Fourth Grade Teacher Gregg Yaekel from Caledonia-Mumford Elementary School.
We have never done a Golden Apple Award like this, but when got the letter telling us about Pre-School Teacher Norma Nazario we knew we had to tell you about her.
Norma died suddenly in January but left behind a legacy of love and learning at Sunshine Daycare in Irondequoit.
Golden Apple Award winner Craig Bodensteiner teaches fifth grade at the Leo Bernabi School in Spencerport. He says his class is like a big family. The students are brothers and sisters, he's the mom and dad. Here is his family's story.
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We were told this week's Golden Apple Award winner doesn't like surprises. So we weren't sure what to expect when we honored Kelly Bindert at the Lois E. Bird School of Monroe No.1 BOCES.
Teachers do incredible things for students and their families. We honor a teacher for making the last few months of a little boy's life happy and meaningful for his classmates. She's Debby Merritt from the Helendale Road School in East Irondequoit.
Tricia VanAuken teaches music to students at Webster's Klem Road South Elementary School. But she's being honored with a Golden Apple Award for being a great mentor and good example to students at her alma mater Nazareth College.