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Riverside Elementary second-grade teacher wins Golden Apple Award

Riverside Elementary second-grade teacher wins Golden Apple Award          

KAKE Golden Apple Award Winner Stephanie Heck Stephanie Heck, a second-grade teacher at Riverside Leadership Magnet Elementary School, was recently surprised in her classroom with the Golden Apple Award from KAKE-TV. She was nominated for the award by the parent of a student.                                                  

“This is definitely one of the most inspiring experiences of my career,” said Heck. “I cannot possibly put into words how much it means to have a parent believe in you enough to take the time to write such a heartfelt letter. This experience will always stay with me!”

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.