LEE COUNTY, Fla - Six Lee County teachers are now considered to be among the best our public school system has to offer. They are this year's recipients of the prestigious Golden Apple Award.
The Golden Apple is a community award given to teachers who exemplify excellence in the classroom. Of the thousands of nomination forms submitted each year, only six teacher are chosen for the award.
This year's Golden Apple teachers are:
Eric Riemenschneider - Fort Myers High
Kim Smith - North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts
Billy Lansberry - North Fort Myers High
Heather Millican - Cypress Lake High
Charles O'Connor - Lexington Middle
Laura Reed - Dr. Carrie Robinson Littleton Elementary