Nominate an Educator for KCSD's Crystal Apple Award


On April 16, five teachers and three certified staff will be honored at the Klamath County School District Crystal Apple gala at the Ross Ragland Theater.

The Crystal Apple is given to KCSD staff who inspire and help students of all backgrounds and abilities. A nominee can be a teacher, a counselor or a classified employee who has been with the district for at least three years. Community members are welcome to submit nominations.

“This is an excellent opportunity for people to recognize and thank those special educators who make a positive impact on the lives of our students,” said KCSD Superintendent Glen Szymoniak.

You can find the nomination form on the KCSD website,, or by clicking here. The forms must be submitted to Stephanie Bland ( no later than Thursday, Feb. 21.

To be nominated, the teacher or staff member must:

  • Work for the Klamath County School District for at least three years

  • Inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities

  • Play an active and useful role in the community as well as the school

  • Be poised, articulate and possess the energy to withstand a taxing schedule

Nominees will be reviewed by a committee made up of district office personnel, school administrators, teachers, classified staff and a student.