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Six USD 457 Teachers Named Crystal Apple Finalists

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. The 2020 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates, Horace Good Middle School; Dianna Deniston, Jennie Wilson Elementary School; Yuriy Drubinskiy, Garden City High School; Melissa Hensley, Garden City High School; Biju Kalarikkal, Garden City High School; and Jane Schneider, Garden City High School.

This program is made up of representatives from the business community. The Crystal Apple program strives to honor outstanding teachers in Finney County for their exceptional efforts in education.

The top three finalists will be named as the 2020 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County at the awards banquet on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the Clarion Inn, 1911 East Kansas Avenue.  The three finalists will receive an engraved crystal apple, $1,000 cash award and an iPad tablet. The three semi-finalists will be presented with a cash award of $250.
Reservations for the banquet are required by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 6, 2020. Cost is $25 per person, payable in advance to the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, 1509 E. Fulton Terrace.