Michels recognized as Golden Apple Scholar

By on April 16, 2011

KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized Kaneland High School student Abby Michels, who was one of 110 people selected to be a part of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Class of 2011.

According to a document from Director Jim Sorensen and Rocio Manriquez, associate director of scholars selection, the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a program that seeks Illinois youth interested in a teaching career. Those who are selected received advanced teacher preparation through summer institutes that provide them practice and exposure to the art of teaching and financial assistance for college. Over 1,600 nominations were received this year for the program.