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Golden Apple Award

Past Award Recipients

The Golden Apple Award is given to honor an outstanding individual who attended or graduated from the WMU College of Education and Human Development and is presently working or retired from the many professions involved in the educational experience. The individuals will be personally selected by their peers as being representative of educational excellence and commitment.

Selection criteria

Nomination procedure
Nominations may be made by anyone who has partnered in the educational process including teachers, counselors, administrators, students and parents. Individuals may not nominate themselves. Nominations must include one sponsoring letter plus one supporting letter of recommendation. Sponsoring nominations should include a personal anecdote telling why this educator has been chosen and why the nominee meets award criteria.

The nomination form must be submitted no later than June 8. Ceremony will be held at the end of October.

Contact the College of Education and Human Development Dean's Office (269) 387-2960 for more information.