OPRF Spanish teacher Manuel Gonzalez and science teacher Allison Hennings are among the 32 finalists for the 2013 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The finalists, selected from a pool of 510 nominations and 215 applications, represent high school teachers throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. The Golden Apple Awards recognize outstanding teachers for their role in building a stronger, better-educated society. The 32 finalists will participate in a final round of review and observations prior to the announcement of the 10 recipients in May. Good luck, Mr. Gonzalez and Ms. Hennings!