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Coca-Cola presents fifth and final Teacher Apple Award
schmidt garcia fullMarta Garcia, right, is the Coca-Cola honoree at Spanish Immersion. The photo of Andrea Schmidt-Payne, left, wasn’t immediately available when she was honored last week at Springmill STEM.

      Coca-Cola Consolidated of Mansfield presented the last of five Teacher Apple Awards to Mansfield City Schools elementary teachers on Friday.

      Representatives of Coca-Cola honored Marta Garcia, a kindergarten teacher at the Spanish Immersion School, with the Teacher Apple Award in recognition of national Teacher Appreciation Week.

      Garcia was selected by a vote of her peers, as were the previous recipients:

      -- Maggie Voedisch, adaptive physical education teacher, at Sherman Elementary.

      -- Andrea Schmidt-Payne, pre-kindergarten teacher at Springmill STEM Elementary.

      -- Sarah Uszak, kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary.

      -- Jennifer Jarvis, first-grade teacher at Woodland Elementary.