RGSD Scholars, Educators Earn Apple for the Teacher Accolades

Ambriel Willis, Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams and Kyrie Hayes

Scholars and educators from Riverview Gardens School District were honored at the Apple for the Teacher Awards, hosted by the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.

Kyrie Hayes and Ambriel Willis, scholars at Central Middle School, were named first- and second-place awardees in an essay contest (Middle School Division) held by the sorority. The essay question asked: How Does Social Media Affect Teens?

Pamela Fountain, CTE/Marketing instructor at Riverview Gardens High School and Stacey Miller, math teacher at Central Middle School received the prestigious Apple for the Teacher Award.

“We are grateful to the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority for honoring these amazing scholars and instructors,” stated Acting Superintendent Joylynn Pruitt-Adams, Ed.D. “These talented and hard-working individuals truly represent Riverview Excellence.”

The scholars and educators were presented with their awards at the Nov. 20 Apple for the Teacher Awards Luncheon at the St. Louis Airport Marriott Hotel.

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is a business and professional women's organization founded in 1929 which promotes increased interest in business education among high school and college women through planned programs and scholarships.

Ambriel Willis, Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams and Kyrie Hayes
Pamela Fountain and Stacey Miller