Golden Apple Award: Ms. Morgan Howie

Congratulations to Ms. Morgan Howie for winning this week's Golden Apple Award.

Posted: Oct. 23, 2018 7:09 PM

NORTHWOOD - She's a local art teacher who is able to inspire even the least artistic of students. Ms. Morgan Howie is this week's Golden Apple Award winner.
Ms. Howie is in her first year of teaching and is already a Golden Apple Award winner thanks to Mallory Rheingans.
“I nominated her because she makes art really fun to do,” says Rheingans. “She makes it so there's many options.”
“I knew I wanted to give students a lot of choice because I know a lot of times that makes art more enjoyable for them, so I like to give them some direction in a medium and then let them take it their own way,” says Morgan Howie.
So whether it's grabbing a pencil or paint, for Ms. Howie it's all about bringing out the best in each student.
“A lot of times when kids come in to art especially for 7th graders where it's a required class, I think a lot of times it just takes sitting down and working with them one on one. Telling them well this might look cool or what if you did this instead or just encouraging them,” she says.
As for how she feels about being a Golden Apple Award winner?
“Amazing. I love it, it's really neat.”
Congratulations, Ms. Howie.
If you know someone who deserves the Golden Apple Award head to KIMT.com, you'll find the nomination form under the "Community tab".

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
45° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 38°
Albert Lea
Overcast
41° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 34°
Austin
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 50°
Charles City
Overcast
45° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 37°
Rochester
Overcast
40° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 31°
Tracking sunshine for the start of the week.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Drone video: Major damage to Mason City's Mohawk Square

Image

Clear Lake's Farmers Market

Image

Drone video: Mohawk Square damage 2

Image

Drone video: Mohawk Square roof damage

Image

Tracking a Warm Up This Week

Image

Clear Lake Walleye Classic - Day 1

Image

State Track - Saturday 10 PM Highlights

Image

State Track - Saturday 6 PM Highlights

Image

Chris' Saturday PM Forecast 5/18

Image

Torrential rain causes Mason City flooding

Community Events