2017-18 Golden Apple Awards

The Golden Apple Awards honor staff and/or patrons of Putnam City Schools for their dedication to excellence in education. Winners receive the coveted Golden Apple and a cash award of $200 from the Foundation.

Congratulations to the 2017-18 Golden Apple Award winners!




Antinette "Cookie" Friday
Teaching Assistant, Tulakes Elementary

Becky Haliburton
Volunteer & School Board Member

Paula Hardesty
Attendance Secretary, Arbor Grove Elementary

Jason Hasty
PEP Grant Manager, Physical Education/Administration

Jeryl Lee
Crossing Guard, Ralph Downs Elementary
Brittani Phillips
Teacher, Putnam City North High School

Andrea Selfridge
Teacher, Hilldale Elementary

The winners will honored at an award presentation during the April 2, 2018 school board meeting. 

Congratulations again to the winners and ALL of the nominees who demonstrate excellence in education every day.

Nominations will open for 2018-19 awards in January 2019 and are typically due the last day in February.

For additional information: Contact Kris Baggerly at 495-5200 ext. 1205 or kbaggerly@putnamcityschools.org.

2016-17 Golden Apple Award Winners

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Congratulations to the 2016-17 Golden Apple Winners!  Pictured from left to right:

Lynne Kluever-Johnson,  James L. Dennis Elementary School parent volunteer
Pam Fielder, Ralph Downs Elementary School financial secretary
Allison Kitchens, D.D. Kirkland Early Childhood Center pre-k teaching assistant
Dr. Philip Palmer, Coronado Heights Elementary School community volunteer
Elizabeth Hannenberg, Overholser Elementary School second grade teacher
Rebekah Whittaker (not pictured), Wiley Post Elementary School fourth grade teacher