Ashley White, who teaches every student at St. Mary’s School in Bryantown, named Golden Apple Award winner

Morning prayer and announcements unfolded as usual at St. Mary’s School in Bryantown, Maryland on April 15, but when Catherine Silverstone, the principal, shouted, “Fiesta,” the students shook maracas, and the curtains on stage parted to reveal a large banner congratulating Spanish and religion teacher Ashley White as a 2024 Golden Apple Award winner.

As students cheered and shook gold-colored pom-poms, the surprised teacher smiled and stepped forward. Anne Dillon, the assistant superintendent for school operations and student services for the Catholic Schools Office of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, announced that White is one of 10 Golden Apple Award winning teachers for this school year.

Continue reading HERE.