The 22nd Annual Excellence in Education Banquet is coming up on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Giovanni's.  Red Carpet begins at 5:30 with a cash bar cocktail hour. The program portion starts promptly at 6:28 p.m., followed by dinner. The deadline to register is April 13. To purchase your ticket or table, click here. (If it is after the deadline, check in at the office, we still may be able to accommodate your request.)

Golden Apple is proud to be celebrating our exceptional Top 20 teacher finalists, our 2018 Outstanding Principal Amber Miller, 2018 Jan Jones recipient Officer Eric Thurmond, Asst Principal Program recipient Linda Colson. This year's 5 Golden Apple teacher award recipients are Rachel Huetson of Nelson Elementary, Katherine Koehler of Ledgewood Elementary, Gabriela Nunuz-Reagan of Seth Whitman Elementary, Ashley Schwabero of Prairie Hill Elementary and Lance Tuula of Whitman Post Elementary.

To learn more about our Top 20 teacher finalists, see our news feed on this website which includes a bio on each of these exceptional educators.

Cocktail attire is recommended. For more information about the Banquet, call the office at 815-226-4180 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.