"She's what the League of Super Heroes would call a super-teacher." “"He is a smart, nice guy with good character. When I'm in trouble, he helps me. He says we are very important, which makes me happy.” These are just some of the comments about the PreK-5th grade teachers, in Winnebago and Boone County, who are nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Teacher Award for 2014. During this past month, parents, students and colleagues of the teachers made over 700 nominations for 420 of their favorite teacher(s) who exemplify excellence in the classroom. The deadline to nominate teachers was October 21, 2013. To see the full list of nominees at CLICK HERE.