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Nominations for Golden Apple Award

MORE INFO on the Golden Apple Award:  Office of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Youngstown, (330) 744-8451,

Through the generosity of the Donahue Family Foundation, the Golden Apple Award, already established in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, has been extended to the Diocese of Youngstown to honor outstanding individuals who devote their lives to teaching in Catholic schools. The Diocese recognizes and deeply appreciates the unique charge these teachers and administrator have to the development of each student.

All Golden Apple Award Nominations (7 copies) are due to the Office of Catholic Schools on February 8, 2023.

The Golden Apple Award will be given to six teachers, up to two high school teachers, and the remainder to elementary teachers. One principal will also receive a Golden Apple Award. The award will consist of a cash award of $5,000, a certificate, a Golden Apple paperweight, and a Golden Apple lapel pin. All will be presented at a ceremony during an awards banquet on May 3, 2023.

The candidate must be:

  • a practicing Catholic,
  • a full-time PreK-12 classroom teacher with a Bachelor’s degree or higher and a current and valid license for the position(s) he or she holds,
  • a principal or associate principal with a valid and appropriate license for the position(s) he or she holds,
  • and must have completed a minimum of three full years of teaching in a secondary or elementary school within the Diocese of Youngstown.

Please download and compete the attached nomination forms:

GA Teacher Application 22-23

GA Principal Nomination Forms 2022-23

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Feb 08 2023


All Catholic Schools


Office of Catholic Schools
(330) 744-8451
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