Melissa Carr was given the highest honor given to a teacher in Roanoke County. Carr won the Golden Apple award this evening. The chemistry teacher at William Byrd High School was nominated by one of her students. Not only did she get the honor, but also $3,000 and a brand new Hyundai sonata.
Several teachers also won the red apple award. Haley Deeds from Fort Lewis and Oak Grove Elementary Schools, Katie Deal from Glenvar Middle School, and Susan Sine from Cave Spring High School.