Meet our newest Golden Apple Award Winner.
WEB EXTRA on this week's Golden Apple Award winner!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Social Studies teacher Stephanie Belding with a Golden Apple Award!
Watch Ann Marie Panipinto get surprised with a Golden Apple Award.
He was nominated by a man he taught more than 30 years ago.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Rush-Henrietta Biology teacher Susan Sanbury!
Kevin Doran surprises Mary Ellen Lyon of Bloomfield Public Library.
Kevin Doran surprises Kathy Ragan of St. Agnes School in Avon with a Golden Apple Award.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Henrietta elementary school teacher Barbara Agness!
Barbara Agness has always kept a former student in her heart, and even a change of schools could not keep him from saying thank you to her.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Holly Hanushevsky with a Golden Apple Award.
Holly Hanushevsky teaches in an integrated classroom at Rochester's East Foundation Academy.
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Lincoln School principal Jeff Hemelinck with a Golden Apple Award!
Watch as Kevin Doran and Henrietta middle school student Ian Colbert surprise music teacher Rich Thompson with a Golden Apple Award!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Spencerport middle school teacher Claudia Montecalvo with a News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises Stephanie DePaul-Pragel with a Golden Apple Award during her lunch period!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises teacher Colleen Widrick at Rochester School #17!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprise MCC's Eric Wheeler with a Golden Apple Award!
Christine Ward has been a teacher for 40 years.
Dr. Trista Merrill is credited with helping an Ontario County woman to find the time and nerve to get her college degree.
Diane Pogoda became a teacher after a career in business.
Victor school teacher Nicholas Ballou is surprised with a News 8 Golden Apple Award!
Watch as Kevin Doran surprises School #57 teacher Bruce Finch!
Watch as News 8's Kevin Doran surprises Honeoye Falls-Lima teacher Mark Luxemberg.
Family is important to our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner, both at home with her own family and at school with her students. We honor Laura Delehanty at Rochester's East High School.
The teacher we're honoring with a News 8 Golden Apple Award was nominated by two former students. Robert Arrendell teaches Science at the Leadership Academy for Young Men at Charlotte High School in Rochester.
Every student, teacher and administrator was there when we surprised Robert Arrendell at the Leadership Academy for Young Men in Rochester. Robert was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by former students Stephanie Bandych and Heather Shattuck.
At the holidays we do nice things for people we care about. A Canandaigua couple asked us to say thank you to a Teacher's Aide who helped their son. We surprise Melanie Nwaobia with a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
If you want to watch our entire surprise beginning to end at Canandaigua Elementary School this is the place! Teacher's Aide Melanie Nwaobia was nominated by Heidi and Gary Haus because she's taken such good care of their son Noah.
This is the story of a young man who didn't feel very good about himself because he was teased a lot. But a teacher changed everything. We give a News 8 Golden Apple Award to Carol Ippolito at Hope Hall in Rochester.
This is where you can see us sneak up on Teacher Carol Ippolito at Hope Hall in Rochester. Carol was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by 14 year old Tyler Pfahl. Tyler says Mrs. Ippolito is the best teacher in the whole USA!
Would you quit work if you won the lottery? Our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner didn't. And students and staff at Harris Hill Elementary School in Penfield are thankful. Tonight we surprise Pauline Silco.
Watch us surprise Fifth Grade Teacher Pauline Silco at Harris Hill Elementary School in Penfield. Mrs. Silco was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by Nina Nesselbush and her mother Marlene.
Our News 8 Golden Apple Award winner is a teacher whose passion is contagious. And he's inspiring students to reach for the stars. We surprise Ed Myers from Rochester's School of the Arts.
This is where you can watch us surprise Ed Myers at Rochester's School of the Arts. Mr. Myers was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by SOTA Senior Haley Mayer.
Do you remember your favorite teacher when you were a kid? The East High School class of 1960 remembers one of theirs. Sam Goodwin taught science at East for three decades. At a recent class reunion they came up with the idea of honoring him a News 8 Golden Apple Award as a sign of their appreciation.
Experts say there are more than 3,000 people in Monroe County with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Occupational Therapist Felicia Thierer considers all of them "her kids." Felicia works with a parent advocacy group called Upstate New York Families for Effective Autism Treatment or UNYFEAT. On behalf of all those parents we surprise Felicia with a News 8 Golden Apple Award.
We surprised Occupational Therapist Felicia Thierer with a News 8 Golden Apple Award while she was teaching an "Exploring Sensations" class at Zenith Academy of Gymnastics.
Felecia has a gift for helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She was nominated by the parents who belong to Upstate New York Families For Effective Autism Treatment, or UNYFEAT. Here's our surprise beginning to end.
Our Golden Apple Award winner says he treats the kids at his school like his own, all 701 of them! We surprise Greece Apollo Middle School Assistant Principal Mike Walker.
We really pulled off a great surprise at Greece Apollo Middle School. Principal Linda Pickering called Assistant Principal Mike Walker to a classroom where we were hiding. When he walked in we surprised Mr. Walker with a News 8 Golden Apple Award. This is where you can see the entire surprise!