GOLDEN APPLE: Ashley Blackwell of West Side Elementary in Catoosa County

Ashley Blackwell recognizes teachable moments and uses them to expand how her students view the world.

An illness that caused one of Blackwell’s students to lose her hair turned into an opportunity to teach her class about differences in people and how bullying is wrong.

Watch the video to see why Blackwell is this week’s Golden Apple Award winner.

Nominate your child’s teacher for our Golden Apple award by clicking here. Then watch every Tuesday at 6:00pm to see if they make the grade.

Categories: Catoosa County, Education, Golden Apple Award, Local News

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