Since 2003, KAKE has presented more than 600 Golden Apple awards honoring teachers in KAKEland who are making a positive difference in our schools. This program gives local teachers community-wide recognition for the creative ways they support, motivate and encourage a lifetime of learning, in and out of the classroom.

Nominate a teacher here

Recipients are featured every Friday on KAKE News at 4 p.m., where they receive the prestigious Golden Apple Award, along with hundreds of dollars in school supplies and gift cards!

Eligible nominees include Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers in the KAKE viewing area who inspire and motivate students to great heights in education. We’re looking for individuals who demonstrate creative teaching, develop programs for our youth and/or any other activities that add greater value to learning, and/or have an exceptional attitude despite adversity.

Golden Apple: Holly Miles

Friday, May 31st 2024, 10:21 AM CDT

Golden Apple: Ms. Cindy Ramsey

Friday, May 17th 2024, 4:28 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Kelsey Purcey

Friday, May 10th 2024, 4:34 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Anne Wright

Friday, April 26th 2024, 5:07 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Brenda Nash

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 10:11 AM CDT

Golden Apple: Amanda Morton

Friday, April 19th 2024, 4:39 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Eileen Vlamis

Friday, March 29th 2024, 4:51 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Joetta Entz

Friday, March 22nd 2024, 4:25 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Jan Witte

Friday, March 15th 2024, 4:43 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Melissa Love

Friday, March 1st 2024, 4:28 PM CST

Golden Apple: Travis Bourn

Friday, February 23rd 2024, 5:24 PM CST

Golden Apple: Doug Lane

Friday, February 16th 2024, 4:38 PM CST

Golden Apple: Katherine Clark-Brooks

Friday, February 9th 2024, 5:01 PM CST

Golden Apple: Jeannie Lee

Friday, February 2nd 2024, 4:37 PM CST

Golden Apple: Ken Phillips

Friday, January 19th 2024, 4:37 PM CST

Golden Apple: Jackie Jordan

Friday, January 12th 2024, 4:37 PM CST

Golden Apple: Holly Wells

Friday, January 5th 2024, 5:05 PM CST

Golden Apple: Kristen Hermann

Friday, December 15th 2023, 4:47 PM CST

Golden Apple: Nicki Warzeka

Friday, December 8th 2023, 4:57 PM CST

Golden Apple: Kristen Martin

Friday, December 1st 2023, 4:51 PM CST

Golden Apple: Page Pound

Monday, November 20th 2023, 4:55 PM CST

Golden Apple: Melissa Fager

Friday, November 3rd 2023, 5:01 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Christen Engelking

Friday, October 27th 2023, 9:10 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Jenny Beenken

Friday, October 20th 2023, 4:27 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Kelsey Fulghum

Friday, October 13th 2023, 4:45 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Brianna Fibelkorn

Friday, October 6th 2023, 4:32 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Diana Awtrey

Friday, September 29th 2023, 4:42 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Aaron Cox

Friday, September 22nd 2023, 4:50 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Megan Koenigs

Friday, September 15th 2023, 4:54 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Katy Ryan

Friday, May 19th 2023, 5:50 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Peggy O'Donnell

Friday, May 12th 2023, 5:49 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Tiffany Cogdell

Thursday, May 11th 2023, 5:17 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Chandler Ochoa

Wednesday, May 10th 2023, 5:03 PM CDT

Golden Apple: James Shum

Tuesday, May 9th 2023, 5:02 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Emma Neyens

Monday, May 8th 2023, 4:41 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Gregg Wolgast

Friday, May 5th 2023, 5:04 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Michael Gillott

Friday, April 28th 2023, 6:10 PM CDT

KAKE's Golden Apple

Friday, April 21st 2023, 4:34 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Tina Clausen

Friday, April 14th 2023, 5:57 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Jamie Ball Grandview Elementary

Friday, April 7th 2023, 5:04 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Kaleigh Melander

Friday, March 31st 2023, 5:54 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Laurie Behyme

Friday, March 24th 2023, 6:25 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Derek Voorhis

Friday, March 17th 2023, 6:21 PM CDT

Golden Apple: Tim Elsen

Friday, March 10th 2023, 5:51 PM CST

Golden Apple: Lindsey Haylor

Friday, March 3rd 2023, 5:27 PM CST

Golden Apple: Jeff Shaw

Friday, February 24th 2023, 5:37 PM CST

Golden Apple: Shannon Cooper

Friday, February 17th 2023, 5:41 PM CST

Golden Apple: LaShay Powell

Friday, February 10th 2023, 5:04 PM CST

Golden Apple: Jeremy Ryherd

Friday, February 3rd 2023, 5:35 PM CST

Golden Apple: Mary McQuaig

Friday, January 27th 2023, 5:42 PM CST

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