The Crystal Apple Award is sponsored by Horace Mann Insurance and the Nebo Education Association, and is given annually. Oustanding teachers are nominated by their peers to receive this award. This year's Crystal Apple Award goes to 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Michael-Ann McAfee and was presented by Mr. Craig Harvey of Horace Mann Insurance.
Michael-Ann was raised in California. She attended Brigham Young University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and has been an educator for 19 years. She taught three years in Alpine School District. She taught for two years in Alabama while her husband attended graduate school at the University of Alabama. She has taught for the past 14 years in the Nebo School District at Santaquin Elementary, Brookside Elementary, and for the past eight years at Hobble Creek Elementary. Michale-Ann recently finished her Masters of Educational Leadership Degree at Brigham Young University.
Michael-Ann is a kind and loving teacher who is dedicated to her students. She is always trying new ideas and lessons to help them further their education and life skills.
Michael-Ann is married to Chris McAfee and has two sons and one daughter. She resides in Springville, Utah. Congratulations Michael-Ann!