2012-01-18 / News

Local teachers selected for Golden Apple Award

Three Burke County teachers will be featured on television next Tuesday.

They were surprised at their schools last week when WJBF News Anchor Brad Means came to tell them they were selected for News Channel 16’s Golden Apple Awards.

Eighth grade science teacher

Carron Carr, high school chorus and hand bell director

Jean Barefield and Blakeney third grade teacher

Loretta Johnson will be featured with their Golden Apple stories on WJBF at 6 p.m. on Jan. 24.

Since 1993, News Channel 6 has recognized outstanding teachers with the Golden Apple Award, which honors those who believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms fun and safe places of learning.

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