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Florida Campus: Area Teachers Honored with Crystal Apple Awards

5/11/2011 (Archived)

fl - crystal apple 2011The 2011 Crystal Apple Awards Ceremony honoring 13 of the finest teachers in Port Orange and South Daytona was held on May 4. Coinciding with National Teacher Appreciation Week, the annual event was held at the Riverside Pavilion, which is also the home of the Port Orange/South Daytona Chamber of Commerce.

Palmer College joined Bright House Networks, the University of Central Florida, Port Orange Family Days Community Trust and PNC Banks in sponsoring the event. It is the fifth consecutive year that Palmer College has been a gold level sponsor of the Crystal Apple Awards.

Dean of Academic Affairs Donald Gran, M.S. Ed., D.C., on the Florida Campus who represented Palmer at the event, said “Today’s celebration of teaching excellence in Volusia County highlighted many innovative teaching methods being used in education today which makes me realize that curriculum content and delivery can never be become the status quo. If you are not actively striving to improve, you will be left behind. The future students of Palmer Colleges will be better prepared and expect more by the time they reach us.”