United ISD Cherish Center Educator, Ms. Lucy K. Gutierrez, was recently awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award. For the past thirty-six years the Laredo Chapter Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority awards one lucky educator each year with the prestigious honor of receiving the “Golden Apple Award.”
To be eligible for this award, an educator needs to work in the classroom for at least seven years and be selected by a committee of judges who selects a winner based on accomplishments, activities involved within the school, community involvement, and continued education. Gutierrez is a thirty-nine year veteran educator of United ISD who currently works with the Special Needs Population assigned to United ISD’s Cherish Center.
Gutierrez aspires to be a positive leader not only among her students, but to her fellow colleagues as well. In her classroom Ms. Gutierrez fosters a climate of love, admiration, acceptance, and understanding which has led her students to much success. In addition to holding certifications in Special Education, General Education, she also holds certifications in Self-Contained Classrooms, Early Childhood Special Education, Bilingual/ESL Education and holds a Masters in Educational Leadership.
Of the numerous nominees this year, United ISD is proud that Ms. Lucy K. Gutierrez was selected as the winner of the 2018 Golden Apple Award. “We congratulate Ms. Gutierrez on winning this wonderful award,” stated Roberto J. Santos, Superintendent of Schools for United ISD.
Pictured Above is United ISD Educator Lucy K. Gutierrez.