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Congratulations 2022 Golden Apple Finalists

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Six RPS 205 teachers are among the 20 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Teacher Award for 2022!

  • Deanna Ballard: Science, Guilford High School
  • Weston Brabeck: Band & Choir, Guilford High School
  • Matthew Green: English, Roosevelt Community Education Center
  • Lorrie Hill: Special Education, Eisenhower Middle School
  • Mark J. Peterson: ESL & Literacy Intervention, Auburn High School
  • Chelsea Spinello-Johnson: Literature, Thurgood Marshall School


Five finalists will be selected as the Golden Apple recipients based on several evaluations. The five recipients are presented in March with the prestigious Golden Apple Award in a surprise classroom presentation. On April 29, 2022, they will be honored at the annual Golden Apple Award Banquet and rewarded with scholarships, stipends and resources to enhance their classrooms.

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