KNOE Golden Apple Contest Rules

Golden Apple Awards
Nominations may be submitted by students, parents, faculty, or community members. The person you are nominating must be someone employed full-time in the K-12 education field (public or private) within the following parishes/counties: Ashley County (AR), Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, Union County (AR), West Carroll, and Winn.

One Golden Apple recipient will be chosen each week (September-May) by the Golden Apple Selection Committee. Of the weekly winners, one will be selected as the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. This will be based on an essay submitted by the teacher as to why they should be named the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. The winning submission will be selected by the Golden Apple Selection Committee. All winners will be honored at an end of year banquet celebration, where the Educator of the Year will be announced and presented a grand prize package. Nominations may be made by submitting the form via the knoe.com website or by U.S. Mail.

KNOE-TV
Golden Apple Award
1400 Oliver Rd.
Monroe, LA 71201

Please include --
Teacher's Name:
Teacher's Email:
Teacher's School:
Subject Area/Grade Level
Nominator's Name
Nominator's Address
Nominator's Phone Number
Nominator's E-Mail

Relationship of Nominator to Teacher

RULES:
Rules and regulations
1. The KNOE-TV Hixson Ford "Golden Apple Award" is open to any full-time educator, grades K through 12th who works in the following parishes/counties: Ashley County (AR), Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, Union County (AR), West Carroll, and Winn.
2. Candidates may be nominated for the Golden Apple Award by colleagues, students, and/or community members. Candidates for consideration cannot be nominated by an immediate family member.
3. Candidates must be currently teaching full-time in one of the sixteen parishes in Louisiana or two counties in Arkansas.
4. To nominate an educator for the Golden Apple Award, you must:
o Submit an essay (no more than 500 words) nomination letter using this form or an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of white paper. The nomination letter should be typed or neatly written. Illegible forms will be disqualified.
o Include your reasons for the nominations and your experiences with the teacher that should qualify them to receive the Golden Apple Award.
o Include the teacher's name, school name and phone number along with your name, address, phone number and relationship to the nominee.
5. Nominations should be based on outstanding teaching methods and not extracurricular activities,
6. Mail entry form to:

KNOE-TV
Golden Apple Award
1400 Oliver Rd.
Monroe, LA 71201

6. Only submit once during the 2017-2018 school year as all submissions will be applicable throughout the entire program.
7. The decision of the judges is final.
8. Employees and immediate family members of KNOE-TV and Hixson Ford are not eligible to enter submissions.
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