Doug Yaw was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by a student he taught more than 30 years ago.
Susan Sanbury left a career as a microbiologist at the University of Rochester to teach at Rush-Henrietta High School.
A student wanted to give his teacher a Golden Apple Award because he had just learned how to read- and he is 43 years old.
Glenda VanRy is retiring after 30 years with the Geneseo Central School District.
A 1st grader nominated teacher Brenda Ward for a Golden Apple Award. He says she had changed his outlook on school.
Kathy Ragan is a modest woman who would never brag about her own importance.
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.
It is not often you find an educator as beloved as Jeff Hemelinck is in Newark.
Students in the chorus at Eastridge High School love Ellice Amendolare.
Rich Thompson is an associate professor of Jazz Studies at the Eastman School of Music, but he has also been a teacher at Burger Middle School in Henrietta for 28 years.
Claudia Montecalvo was inspired to become a teacher by her 3rd grade teacher.
Fourth grade teacher Stephanie DePaul-Pragel was nominated by a little girl who says her classroom feels like family.
Colleen Widrick was nominated by a young man who used only three words in his letter to News 8.
We celebrate a veteran who teaches other veterans.
There is no greater compliment than a thank-you from a co-worker for a job well done.
Dr. Trista Merrill is credited with helping an Ontario County woman to find the time and nerve to get her college degree.
Diana Pogoda is a teacher who knows you need to work hard to achieve your goals.
Nicholas Ballou is a teacher that values the lifelong relationships he creates with his students.