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Golden Apple Awards

Nomination Criteria

The Wapato School Board is now accepting applications for its employee(s) of the year recognition program called the ”Golden Apple Award”.  This award is an important recognition of the extraordinary contributions District employees have made to the betterment and the advancement of the Wapato School District, its students and the Wapato Community.

Anyone (staff, student, parent, administrator, patron, stakeholder, etc.) can submit a nomination and any current full-time or part-time Wapato School District employee can be nominated for a Golden Apple Award.  Your nominee should exemplify the standards and core values that the District has identified as important.  Only completed nomination forms will be considered.

Please submit nominations to the Wapato School Board no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021.  The nomination form can be found by scrolling down on this page.

Staff & students may send completed nomination forms via inner-office District mail to the District’s Community Relations Coordinator, Mike Balmelli, at the District Print Shop.  You may also send your nominations as an email attachment to mikeb@wapatosd.org.  Nominations can also be dropped off or mailed to the Wapato School District, P.O. Box 38., Wapato, WA 98951 in care of Mike Balmelli, Community Relations Coordinator.

Questions: Contact Community Relations Coordinator, Mike Balmelli, at 509-877-5019 or mikeb@wapatosd.org

Thank you for your participation.

La junta escolar de Wapato está aceptando ahora solicitudes para su programa de reconocimiento para su(s) empleado(s) del año que se llama “Premio de la Manzana de Oro”. Este premio representa un reconocimiento importante de las contribuciones extraordinarias que los empleados del distrito han hecho para mejorar y avanzar al distrito escolar de Wapato, a sus estudiantes y a la comunidad de Wapato.

Cualquier persona (personal estudiante, administrador, cliente, interesado, etc.) puede entregar una nominación y cualquier empleado actual tiempo completo o tiempo parcial del distrito escolar de Wapato puede ser nominado para un Premio de la Manzana de Oro.  Su nominado debe ejemplificar los estándares y valores fundamentales que el distrito ha identificado como importantes.  Sólo las nominaciones completes serán consideradas.

Por favor entregue nominaciones a la junta escolar de Wapato a más tardar las 4:00 p.m. del viernes 30 de abril de 2021. El formulario de nominación se puede encontrar desplazándose hacia abajo en esta página.

El personal y los estudiantes puede enviar los formularios completes por medio del correo inter oficina al coordinador de relaciones comunitarias del distrito, Mike Balmelli, al taller de imprenta (“Print Shop”) del distrito.  También pueden enviar sus nominaciones como un agregado a un email a mikeb@wapatosd.org.  Las nominaciones pueden ser dejadas o enviadas por correo al distrito: Wapato School District, P.O. Box 38., Wapato, WA 98951 atención Mike Balmelli, coordinador de relaciones comunitarias.

Preguntas: Contactarse con el coordinador de relaciones comunitarias, Mike Balmelli, al 509-877-5019 o mikeb@wapatosd.org

Gracias por su participación.

2020-2021 Nomination Form

2019-2020 Golden Apple Awards Programs Cancelled due to COVID.

2018-2019 Golden Apple Award Recipients

Golden Apple Aware recipients pose for photo
2018-2019 Golden Apple Award Recipients pictured left to right: District Community Relations/Title 1 Parent Engagement Coordinator Mike Balmelli, Retiring High School/Middle School Band Teacher Don Moore, Retiring Superintendent Becky Imler, District Print Shop Operator Jessica Torres, Adams Elementary School Head Custodian James Bobb and Kindergarten Teacher Linda Rucker.

2017-2018 Golden Apple Award Recipients

Golden Apple Award Winners
Pictured Left to Right: Bus Driver Don Groth, Middle School Custodian Mike Catron, District Speech Pathologist Gina Jacob, Retiring Administrator Dan Murray, GEAR UP Advisor Jose Gutierrez

2016-2017 Golden Apple Award Recipients

2016-2017 Golden Apple Award recipients pose for picture
2016-2017 Golden Apple Award Recipients pictured left to right: Wapato High School Teacher Chris Beyrouty, Middle School Teacher Erin Gonzalez, Wapato High School Custodian Joe Shields, Camas Elementary School Teacher Angelina Rocha, and Elementary School Teacher Gerene Sadberry.