Peter Tuskan
Staff Writer

Star 101.9’s Apple for the Teacher gives away $10k in prizes

A local teacher from Alligator Creek State School in Queensland has won $10,000 worth of prizes in Star 101.9’s annual Apple for the Teacher promotion.

Emma Grieshaber, who teaches year 4 in the cyclone-stricken region of Mackay, received more votes than any other teacher in the district via the Star 101.9 website to take out the title.

More than 300 teachers were nominated for Apple for the Teacher this year. “Mrs G” was notified of her victory on Rob Kidd’s Breakfast show this morning, owing the honour to her students and colleagues.

“We have great students at our school who are all enthusiastic to learn,” she said. “We have absolutely great dedicated staff here and it’s a wonderful school to be at.”

The prize list includes Apple Beats Solo2 wireless headphones and an Apple iPad Air 2‎ for Grieshaber. Each student in her class will also receive an Apple iPod Shuffle, In the Booth camera stall at the class’ end of year class graduation and a Ma’s Pizza Kitchen party.

The school will get an Apple iMac computer and Apple iPad minis to reward students throughout the year, a pallet of printer paper and a set of atlases from Carroll’s News.

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