Golden Apple Award goes to Mr. VanGundy
An Ankeny teacher goes out of his way to make sure students feel special, whether they’re in his classroom or not.
The passing period sounds a little different in this high school hallway, thanks to a teacher who provides a pop of music, color, and individuality.
Steve VanGundy teaches computer science at Ankeny High School. It’s his willingness to show up for students outside of the classroom that makes a difference for Jackson Grossnickle, who doesn’t even have him in class.