Applications are being accepted for state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchies Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, an honor recognizing teachers efforts in student success.
Teachers in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties are eligible for nomination.
Last year, Mrs. Ritchie honored more than 40 educators from the three counties for their dedication and commitment to education.
Nomination forms can be found on Sen. Ritchies website, www.ritchie.nysenate.gov. Those who wish to recommend a teacher for the award also can call 782-3418 to receive a form in the mail.
Nomination forms must be received by May 9.
All nominees will be recognized at a special event May 30.