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Union Elementary Teacher Melisa Smith Selected for September Golden Apple Award


104.7 The Bull and 1230 AM WBBZ have resumed recognizing outstanding teachers in our community with the Golden Apple Award. The recipient for September is Melisa Smith, 4th Grade teacher at Union Elementary. The award comes with an apple trophy and $200.00 in cash for purchase of classroom supplies. The generous sponsors contributing to this wonderful recognition are The Bull and WBBZ, Klinger’s Collision Center, Blackwell Dentistry, and Kenny Wheeler Farmers Insurance.  


Congratulations to Melisa Smith, and thank you to our wonderful community partners for recognizing our outstanding teachers.  

I am also including the video link to her presentation at Union.


Pictured L-R:
Shelley Arrott – Superintendent of Ponca City Schools 

Melisa Smith – September Teacher of the Month – Union Elementary 

Jeri Casey-Nash – 104.7 The Bull and 1230 WBBZ 

Stephanie Klinger – Klinger’s Collision Center 

Dr. Aaron Neale – Blackwell Dentistry 

Kathy James – Kenny Wheeler Farmers Insurance