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 Our Third Annual Golden Apple Awards!

A Celebration of Catholic Schools Breakfast
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Stratigos Banquet Centre in North Huntingdon

The Diocese of Greensburg recognizes the impact that each teacher has on the development of a child and is excited to celebrate excellence in teaching in our Catholic schools by recognizing exceptional educators with a Golden Apple Award at the third annual A Celebration of Catholic Schools Breakfast.

Bishop Edward C. Malesic will serve as the keynote speaker and Dr. Maureen Marsteller, Superintendent of Catholic schools, will deliver a welcome and state of the schools address.  Attendees will be joined by special guest emcee, Mike Clark, WTAE-TV​, Pittsburgh's Action News 4.  All funds raised for A Celebration of Catholic Schools directly benefit our students, teachers and schools diocesan-wide.

Event Highlights

  • Presentation of Golden Apple Awards to celebrate excellence in teaching generously provided by the Donahue Family Foundation.
  • Awarding of Innovation Grants to accelerate and advance learning in the classroom.
  • Recognition of exceptional student achievement through Student Spotlight Awards.
  • Recognition of Pennsylvania Tax Credit donors.

Sponsorships and Individual Tickets

Register as a sponsor or purchase individual tickets by Monday, September 30, 2019 using any of the following options:

  1. Purchase Online
  2. Complete and return the sponsorship card
  3. Contact Mike Lucotch at 724-552-2503 or mlucotch@dioceseofgreensburg.org.
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Golden Apple AwardsAbout the Golden Apple Award

This Award honors outstanding individuals who symbolize excellence in and out of the classroom, are committed to Catholic values and are devoted to teaching in the Catholic School system.

The Golden Apple Award will be given to a total of three teachers within the 12 schools of the Diocese of Greensburg.  The award will consist of a beautiful engraved Golden Apple award and monetary gift for the awardee’s unrestricted personal use.

Read more about the award


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