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.
We are at Klem Road South Elementary school in Webster with some students from Nazareth College. And we're gonna surprise a teacher of teachers with a Golden Apple Award.
Our Golden Apple Award winner is a teacher at the Mary Cariola Children's Center. Maureen Deane is being honored for giving children with disabilities confidence and their parents peace of mind.
Watch here to see our entire surprise of Special Education Teacher Maureen Deane at Mary Cariola Children's Center.
It took this week's Golden Apple Award winner a while to find her true calling. But there a lot of people happy that she became a teacher. We'd like you to meet Michelle Brucato from French Road Elementary School in Brighton.
Watch here to see us sneak into Michele Brucato's third grade classroom at French Road Elementary School in Brighton. Michele was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by her brother Joe.
Daria Hanushevsky is an English Language Arts Specialist at Rochester City School No.22. She was nominated on behalf of the entire staff at the school. Mrs. Hanushevsky is retiring. Her story is inspiring.
Watch here to see our entire surprise of Daria Hanushevsky from Rochester City School No.22.