2024 Golden Apple Awards

In 1996, Mario Pastega established the Golden Apple Awards to recognize exceptional Corvallis School District staff. Each year CPSF awards four Mario and Alma Pastega Golden Apple Awards to three teachers and one classified staff person. Golden Apple Award winners receive a monetary gift, a golden apple bell, and a professional portrait by the Ball Studio.

Congratulations to our 2024 winners!

  • Dan Reynolds – 1st Grade Teacher, Mt. View Elementary School
  • Kathleen Smith – Orchestra and Band Teacher, Linus Pauling Middle School
  • Malia Hee – Science Teacher, Crescent Valley High School
  • Ty Smith – Behavior Specialist Educational Assistant, Cheldelin Middle School

A special thanks to Mieka and Ken Pastega for helping present this year’s awards!

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