GOLDEN APPLE: Leigh Ann Burgess from Charleston Elementary

Described as a powerhouse of an educator, Leigh Ann Burgess has extremely high expectations for her students.

She encourages them to be responsible citizens and sets an example in her school through tutoring, volunteerism and planning.

Watch the video to see why she’s this week’s Golden Apple Award winning teacher.

News 12 appreciates everyone who nominated a teacher this school year.

On May 7th, watch to see which local educator will be named Golden Apple Teacher of the Year.

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

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