Golden Apple Foundation and award sponsor, Sunil Puri presented the 7th Annual Puri Family Outstanding Principal Award today to LuAnn Widergren, Principal of Brookview Elementary School in Rockford. Surprised in a gymnasium full of students, Mrs. Widergren was congratulated by members of the Golden Apple Foundation Board of Directors, Rockford School District Administrators, family members, Brookview staff and parents. 

Golden Apple Foundation is very pleased to announce the five Golden Apple Recipients for 2012. The teachers, who were surprised in their classrooms today by Golden Apple Foundation Board Members and Sponsors, principals, superintendents, family and representatives from the media, are:

Golden Apple Foundation is pleased to announce the names of 20 Teachers from Winnebago and Boone County who have been selected to move forward in the process for the 2012 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.  These talented Pre-K-5th grade teachers were chosen by a selection committee of community volunteers who had the difficult task of selecting only 20 teachers from a large group of worthy nominees.

Golden Apple Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of the following 6 Teachers who will receive a total of $6,237 at the Golden Apple Foundation Board of Directors meeting on Monday, December 12, 2011.