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Kathy Derks and Alisa Ashmon named Golden Apple Award recipients

January 2024Our district's January 2024 Golden Apple Award recipients are Kathy Derks, bus driver, and Alisa Ashmon, science teacher at Glacier Peak High School! We are so excited to be able to recognize these two amazing team members!

Read more about Kathy and Alisa and their nominations at

The next Golden Apple Awards will be presented in March 2024. The Golden Apple Award recognizes staff members for their above and beyond service to help create an educational community that ignites a passion for learning where every student is known and empowered along with exemplifying Snohomish School District’s core values of being student-focused, cultivating a culture of belonging, and an equitable, caring environment for others to thrive. District colleagues, students, parents/guardians, and community members are encouraged to nominate a staff member at any time! Click here to nominate a staff member!

Kathy and Alisa, we are proud to recognize you as recipients of the Golden Apple Award. Thank you for all you do for our students, staff, families, schools, and community. Congratulations!