NEOMG Crystal Apple Award

Crystal Apple Award Winners
Posted on 12/21/2014
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Congratulations to the Northeast Ohio Media Group Crystal Apple Award Winners 

Four times a year, nominations for the Northeast Ohio Media Group Crystal Apple Award are accepted to recognize extraordinary educators throughout Northeast Ohio. This recognition period, an independent panel of judges selected three educators from the nominations received- one from each grade category: K-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The Northeast Ohio Media Group and Bryant & Stratton College are proud to recognize these outstanding educators selected in Recognition Period #1.

Mark Gainer
Constellation Schools: Parma Community High
Parma, Ohio

Nominated by: Megan Michaels
"It took less than 15 minutes of being in his classroom to realize he was the best teacher I have encountered in my 13 years of schooling...I have never seen a teacher so involved and interested in what their students had to say, it does not matter what we do say, and he always listens and does it passionately... Mr. Gainer has given me something no other teacher has and that is the motivation to be happy doing what I choose to do in life no matter what."