Ten Catholic school teachers in Archdiocese of Washington receive Golden Apple Awards for 2021

Ten local Catholic school teachers of the Archdiocese of Washington were honored as 2021 Golden Apple Award winners because of their excellence in teaching and commitment to a quality Catholic education. The teachers were surprised with the news at their schools in late May, with representatives of the archdiocese’s Catholic Schools Office announcing the awards.

The Golden Apple Award was created by the Pittsburgh-based Donahue Family Foundation whose founders, Jack and Rhodora Donahue, sent their 13 children to Catholic schools. Eager to express their deep appreciation to Catholic school teachers, the award was created to honor teachers for providing a quality academic and faith-filled education.

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