College of Staten Island (CSI) alumna Faye Michalakos was one of 19 Big Apple Award winners at the New York City Department of Education’s fifth annual Big Apple Awards-a city-wide recognition program that honors outstanding public-school educators. Thirteen of this year’s 19 Big Apple Award recipients are graduates of CUNY colleges. Michalakos is a sixth-grade math teacher at Hellenic Classical Charter School in Brooklyn and a graduate of the College of Staten Island, where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

View the full announcement on the CUNY website.