Melissa Means, an eighth-grade science teacher at Hadley Middle School, was recently surprised in her classroom with the Golden Apple Award from KAKE-TV. She was nominated for the award by the principal of her school.
“I am incredibly honored and humbled to be nominated for a KAKE Golden Apple Award!” said Means. “I really owe it to my awesome students that inspire me to try new things and keep things fun and exciting!”
The Golden Apple Award winners receive a Golden Apple trophy from Davis-Moore Autogroup and Meritrust Credit Union and $1,000 in school supplies from Project Teacher. The winner is featured on KAKE-TV’s Monday 5 p.m. newscast.
To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple, click here.