Silver Apple Award: Class of 2013-2014 -- Nominations Now Open!

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PHOENIX -- Do you know a teacher that gives everyday their all and makes a difference in their students' lives? Or maybe you have a teacher who has encouraged you? Nominate them for their chance to win this year's Silver Apple award.

Many people remember a teacher who made an impact in their lives.

That one special teacher who helped them through a difficult subject, who made school a place they wanted to be and most importantly who helped them believe in their self. 3TV and our sponsor Batteries Plus, believe that those teachers deserve special recognition. We call it the Silver Apple award.

From October 2013 to May 2014, 3TV’s Kaley O'Kelley will be delivering the Silver Apple Award and a $500 check to one special teacher each month.  Make sure to tune in to Good morning Arizona as we surprise the winner live! Then stay tuned for a recap of the days excitement in Good Evening Arizona on 3TV from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

3TV would like to thank our Silver Apple sponsor Batteries Plus for their commitment to this program and recognizing outstanding teachers in our state. To learn more about Batteries Plus please click here.

Official Rules for the Program:
Silver Apple Award Official Rules

Silver Apple Nomination Form:
Print out the nomination form, complete it, have your principal sign it and mail or fax it back to 3TV!

Silver Apple Award Q & A:

What is the Silver Apple Award?

In 1991, 3TV created the Silver Apple Award to recognize outstanding teachers who have made a difference in the lives of their students. Each year, hundreds of teachers are nominated from across the state of Arizona by thousands of students. Each entry is read and considered by our expert judging panel comprised of educators and community leaders. The judging panel then awards eight Arizona teachers the Silver Apple award along with $500 for use in their classroom.

How do I nominate my teacher for the Silver Apple?

Any student enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade in an Arizona school may nominate their teacher. To nominate a teacher the student must complete the nomination form, have it signed by their school principal and then either mail or fax it back to 3TV by February 28, 2014 by 5 p.m.

How many Silver Apple Awards will be given out this school year?

Eight Silver Apple awards will be given out during the 2013-2014 school  year. One Silver Apple will be given out each month from October 2013 through May 2014.

What does the Silver Apple teacher receive?

The Silver Apple teacher receives a Silver Apple and $500 from our sponsor Batteries Plusfor use in their classroom. They also receive a special visit from 3TV’s Kaley O'Kelley and will be showcased in 3TV’s Good Morning Arizona & Good Evening Arizona program.

Where do I send my Silver Apple Nomination form when completed?

Please send your completed Silver Apple Nomination for to attn: Silver Apple Award, c/o 3TV, 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85013 or fax the completed form back to 602-207-3545.