Golden Apple Awards Banquet 2011 - Finalists and Teacher of Year Announced
News 12 has made a commitment to telling positive stories about teachers in our area. And tonight, that commitment paid off for several local educators as the Golden Apple Award finalists and teacher of the year are announced. Video Video
Battle Academy Chorus performs at the Golden Apple Awards Banquet
The Battle Academy Chorus entertained the guests at the 2011 BI-LO/WDEF News 12 Golden Apple Awards Banquet. The group was led under the direction of Elizabeth Brackin. Presented here is their entire performance.
Dade Elementary's Greta Haney wins Golden Apple Award
Reaching a child with a disability can sometimes be a challenge. But at Dade County Elementary one extraordinary child says her teacher makes her feel special. Video Video
This week's Golden Apple winner makes sure her students always stay positive
A child's attitude about learning makes all the difference. At Fairyland Elementary one special teacher makes sure her students stay positive no matter what. Video Video
Golden Apple Award: Linda Cagle
Elementary school is a great spot to learn the basics of education. But at Beaverdale Elementary, one special teacher makes sure her kids learn responsibility. Video Video
Northwest Elementary Deborah Swafford is this week's Golden Apple teacher
Most teachers make sure students grasp the subjects they cover in the class. But at Northwest Elementary one special teacher makes sure her students get a well rounded lesson plan. Video Video
Tunnel Hill kindergarten teacher Suzanna Stanley helps students love to learn
Kindergarten can be rough for some families... It's the start of a whole new chapter watching your child grow. But a family in Whitfield County says thanks to one special teacher it feels like their child never left the nest. Video Video
Spring City Elementary's Katie Newsome helps students love school
A child's first few experiences with school can set the tone for the rest of their learning. At Spring City Elementary, one special teacher makes sure her lessons stick with her kids. Video Video
Ellen Gibson expects her Cherokee Ridge students to be their best
When a great teacher knows what students are capable of they don't accept mediocre... At Cherokee Ridge Elementary kids say one special teacher won't settle for anything less than your best. Video Video
Woodstation Elementary's Julia Houston inspires students to better things
Every teacher hopes to instill in their students a love for learning. But at Woodstation Elementary one special teacher goes one step further, she's inspiring the next generation of educators. Video Video
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BostonUniMed17 - 10/24/2014 5:39 AM
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It was public pressure and nothing more. The school system had already addressed this on their website with an educated answer stating that the girls were no where near the outbreak and in fact the school is closer to patients being treated at Emory than these girls would be to any patients on their trip. Also people fail to understand how Ebola actually works because a good portion of news networks(not saying you all) use scare tactics to make for a good story. Being in med school we have discussed this a lot and I understand that not everyone is as educated on this subject as I am which is fine i just wish those who don't actually study medicine for a living would stop pretending they understand anything about this supposed outbreak which might I add by technical standards doesn't qualify as an outbreak.

Roy Cohen - 10/23/2014 11:13 PM
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Wonder if WDEF would consider posting the entire Celebration of Luther's life here for those far and wide such as myself who grew up in Chattanooga?

GetFit - 10/23/2014 10:56 AM
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This Expo sounds great and one to check out!

ronalds423 - 10/22/2014 3:05 PM
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This program will be held at Tucker Baptist Church at 4:00 pm on November 9, 2014.

Powers - 10/22/2014 11:08 AM
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1979 was 35 years ago. That was one family among many that he made a difference in their lives. He did a lot of good over the years. He certainly made his life count right up til the end. This world needs more men like Luther.

misbell1507 - 10/21/2014 5:46 PM
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taylorengineer - 10/21/2014 3:53 PM
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I have never watched, or heard Luther Masingill but I have heard of him for years. I work in the broadcast industry and have heard many great stories about this kind and gentle legend. Masingill embodied what every broadcaster should aspire to be. Chattanooga is a better place to live because of his dedication to his community. RIP Luther....we hardly knew ye...

Johnny U - 10/21/2014 8:56 AM
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Luther was a wonderful man and a true southern gentleman. Luther is the last of a generation of true hard working Americans. He was a fine example of a man to measure your own life by. If you are half as kind as Luther you are a great person yourself. Luther I will miss that distinct radio voice for the rest of my life. RIP Luther Masingill

Peyton Dennis - 10/20/2014 9:28 PM
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I used to work overnights for 92.3 several years ago. Every morning, Luther brought me breakfast and always had a big smile and a warm greeting. If he had a critique, it was given with kindness and it was always clear that he was trying to help me improve. I never heard a harsh word from him. He was such a gentleman.

rosylane - 10/20/2014 1:18 PM
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My deepest sympathy to the Masingill family and the entire news team 12 family(especially Chip Chapman with whom Luther had a special bond. When I was a small child I watched Luther everyday and he was a movie star to me here in Etowah, TN. That was 60 yrs ago. The noon news will not be the same without him. He will be missed at that time everyday of the week by my family. R.I.P. Luther
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