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Dodge third grade teacher receives Golden Apple Award

Dodge third grade teacher receives Golden Apple Award

KAKE Golden Apple winner Ashley Kelly Ashley Kelly, a third grade teacher at Dodge Literacy Magnet Elementary School, was surprised in her classroom with the Golden Apple Award from KAKE-TV. She was nominated for the award by the parent of a former student who said Kelly helped their son and believed in him when he was having a hard time.

“Knowing I was nominated to win the KAKE Golden Apple Award by the parent of a former student was exhilarating,” said Kelly. “Having open communication with parents and working as a unified TEAM creates the best environment for the success of our students. I am so honored to receive this award and work in such an amazing school and district with supportive and remarkable coworkers.”

The Golden Apple Award winners receive a Golden Apple trophy from Davis-Moore Autogroup and $1,000 in school supplies from Project Teacher.

Lane Enterprises McDonald’s Restaurants is also a program partner.

The winner is featured on KAKE-TV’s Monday 5 p.m. newscast.

To nominate a teacher for the Golden Apple, click here.