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Chase Penland (right) is the Golden Apple recipient for May. He shows compassion and is a positive influence for students. Ashley Collins, who received the award in April, chose Penland because of these qualities.

Golden Apple – May 2020

June 25, 2020

Teacher and coach Chase Penland received the final Golden Apple award for the 2019-2020 school year.  Penland teaches health, weight training, and team sports, while also coaching the junior varsity soccer and football teams.  “I enjoy co...

Ashley Collins has been recognized as April’s Golden Apple recipient. The Golden Apple award acknowledges a teacher once a month for their compassion and positive characteristics. Collins was selected by the previous recipient Antonela Brkic.

Golden Apple – April 2020

April 23, 2020

For the month of April, Ashley Collins, a 10th and 11th grade English teacher at Starr’s Mill, was chosen as the Golden Apple recipient. Collins was se...

German and dance teacher Antonlea Brkic stands with Tim Monihan of Farmers Insurance. Farmers Insurance sponsors Golden Apple and awards each winner with $100 to use to benefit their classroom.

Golden Apple – February 2020

February 27, 2020

German and dance teacher Antonela Brkic has been chosen as February’s Golden Apple recipient. Brkic was selected by last month’s Golden Apple winner...

Timothy Monihan and Farmers Insurance recognize Rob Bell as January’s Golden Apple Award recipient. Bell has brought growth to his program and the robotics club, and is passionate about biking against child abuse. December’s recipient Rebecca Rickeard selected Bell for the award.

Golden Apple – January 2020

January 30, 2020

January’s Golden Apple recipient is engineering teacher Rob Bell. Rebecca Rickeard, December’s Golden Apple winner, selected him for this month’s award.  Bell has t...

Rebecca Rickeard, pictured with Tim Monihan from Farmers Insurance, is last month’s Golden Apple recipient. Rickeard tries to make the effort to show compassion toward her students and really get to know them. Having not only traveled far in her career, she has also traveled far in the world as so far she has traveled to 20 different countries.

Golden Apple – December 2019

January 16, 2020

Government and AP European history teacher Rebecca Rickeard is December’s Golden Apple recipient. She has been teaching for 21 years. She graduated wit...

November’s Golden Apple recipient Robin Huggins stands with Tim Monihan of Farmers Insurance in Peachtree City.

Golden Apple – November 2019

December 5, 2019

Robin Huggins has been chosen as November’s Golden Apple award winner. Huggins was nominated by Hope Via, last month’s recipient. “Mrs. Huggins just stood out and one of the students said that she’s all around amazing, a...

This month’s Golden Apple winner Hope Via stands with Tim Monihan from Farmers Insurance. Via. Via teaches early childcare classes at the Mill.

Golden Apple – October 2019

October 31, 2019

Hope Via has been chosen as this month’s Golden Apple winner presented by Tim Monihan and Farmers Insurance. Previous Golden Apple winner Wendy Willoughby chose Via as this month’s recipient.  “I find it very impressive that she’s an excellen...

Tim Monihan from Farmers Insurance is pictured with this month’s Golden Apple winner Wendy Willoughby. Willoughby believes everyone here at Starr’s Mill is capable of the Golden Apple award and thinks that all of the math department deserves it.

Golden Apple – September 2019

September 26, 2019

Math teacher Wendy Willoughby has been selected as this month’s Golden Apple winner. She was chosen by last month’s winner, Dan Gant.  Willoughby teaches Accelerated Precalculus and Algebra II and has been teaching since 1996. Wi...

Science teacher Dan Gant holds the Golden Apple award for the month of August. Gant is the first recipient of the award for  the 2019-2020 school year.

Golden Apple – August 2019

September 5, 2019

Starr’s Mill Chemistry and AP Computer Science teacher Dan Gant has been chosen as the first Golden Apple recipient for the 2019-2020 school year. Sele...