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    The Crystal Apple Excellence in Education Awards provides recognition for outstanding educators, administrators and support staff of local K-12 schools in Hillsboro. Award nominees are nominated by their peers, parents and students based on their efforts to: Promote and model life-long learning as key to students’ future success. 

    Crystal Apple Award Recipients 
    Those of us who were privileged enough to attend the 17th Annual Crystal Apple Awards Dinner on Thursday, Apr. 21, at the beautifully-renovated Venetian in downtown Hillsboro, were treated to an inspiring evening where we learned about some of the amazing things our staff members are doing each day to make education engaging, relevant, and meaningful for our students. While each of the 33 nominees is a winner, there were ten who received Crystal Apple Awards: Administrator - Janette Johns, Sonta Thompson, Dave Vickery; Licensed - Terry Alexander, Mike O’Connor, Sheila O’Leary, Laury Rodriguez; Classified - Jesus Exiquio, Elizabeth Foglesong, Stephen Moreno. Congratulations to each of you! You make us extra Proud to be HSD!

2022 Crystal Apple Recipients and Nominees