Tina Ford at Woodlawn Elementary wins Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Tina Ford is nominated for the Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week. Ford teaches at Woodlawn Elementary in West Monroe. She was nominated by fifth-grader Payge Christensen.

Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week: Tina Ford teaches at Woodlawn Elem. in West Monroe. She was nominated by Payge Christensen. (Dec. 14, 2017) | Photo: Tammi Arender - KNOE

Christensen says she nominated Ford because she's caring and nice and all kinds of things. Ford has been teaching for 24 years.

"I really do love the kids and I think this is my mission in life from God," says Ford. "This is where I am to make a difference."