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.
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.
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!
Watch as the first Senior class of University Prep Charter School surprise him in their new gymnasium with 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!
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!
Jessica Wahl teaches history at Pal Mac High School. Senior Leah Morehouse had Mrs. Wahl in class last year and hasn't forgotten her or the important lessons she taught about life. This is our entire surprise, unedited, as we walked into her classroom unannounced!
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.
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Watch our entire unedited surprise as Debbie Slocum wins a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
WEB EXTRA on this week's Golden Apple Award winner!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Holly Hanushevsky with a Golden Apple Award.