Thirteen Cherokee County School District teachers have been honored as this year’s Golden Apple Award winners!
The Gamma Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International presents the annual awards to recognize one teacher from each selected school who exemplifies genuine care and dedication to students, strong instructional practices in the classroom and leadership within their school. The School District is divided into three sets of schools for the awards, and, each year, the chapter invites one set of schools to select an honoree for each of their schools.
This year’s honorees are: Tracie Motil, Arnold Mill ES; Jordan Cleghorn, Ball Ground ES STEM Academy; Amber Thompson, Bascomb ES; Nicole Eichenberger, Canton ES STEM Academy; Kara Reeder, E.T. Booth MS; Brandon Grummer, Etowah HS; Carry Holland, Free Home ES; Ashlyn Grummer, Indian Knoll ES; Brittany Stallings, Johnston ES; Amie Hannon, Knox ES; Amy Kerwood, Mountain Road ES; Kelly Street, R.M. Moore ES; and Kari Palmer, Sequoyah HS.
Following a reception, each honoree was recognized by Gamma Eta President-Elect Dr. Shannon Carroll and presented a golden marble apple by Gamma Eta Vice President-Elect Patty May. Rick Beaulieu, Chief Human Resources Officer for the Cherokee County School District, attended to share congratulations on behalf of the School District. Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional organization of women educators whose vision is “Leading Women Educators Impacting Education Worldwide.”