Golden Apple Video

  One of New Ulm’s own awarded Golden Apple

Jean Schroeder is approaching retirement after 40 years.

  Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial staff take home the Golden Apple

The next recipient of the Golden Apple award isn't one teacher this time around, but rather all the staff at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Elementary.

  Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial educator awarded Golden Apple

Eric Ouren is a fresh face in the world of teaching, as he is currently in his second year of teaching at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial.

  Mankato West social studies teacher awarded Golden Apple Award

Moore’s love for history stemmed from his experiences with past great teachers he had in high school and college, planting the inspiration for his career.

  Mankato East teacher takes home the Golden Apple

Amber Waibel is in her 12th year of teaching and her third year at Mankato East High School.

  Golden Apple Award travels up Good Counsel Hill to Loyola Catholic School

“I can’t wait to get up the hill and start each new day,” Loyola Catholic School educator Valerie Koch said.

  Nicollet Public School educator receives Golden Apple Award

Megan Oertli uses encouragement, clarity and compassion and things you can’t learn from a book as techniques to teach her 4th graders in Nicollet.

  Golden Apple awarded to Central High School educator

Helping them navigate their journey is teacher Sarah Karau-Dauk, this week’s Golden Apple Award winner.

  Madelia paraprofessional, interpreter awarded Golden Apple

No longer is it enough to teach reading, writing and arithmetic.

  Golden Apple Award winner’s teachings go far beyond classroom

“I’ve never had a teacher care so much or have such a profound impact on my life,” wrote one of the students that nominated Ward for the Golden Apple.

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  LCWM’s Jenna Johnson earns Golden Apple Award

"In the end, I appreciate all they do for me. I love them, I really do. They are the best,” Johnson said about her students.

  Golden Apple Award travels to Franklin Elementary School

The connections she makes with her students run deep, so deep, in fact, it compelled a parent to nominate her for the Golden Apple Award.

  School year’s first Golden Apple travels to New Ulm

After years of teaching in Wisconsin, Balza came back to New Ulm, ultimately ending up at St. Paul's Lutheran Elementary School, the same building where she stu