Watch Chicago kindergarten teacher get surprised with Golden Apple Award

CHICAGO -- Every year teachers across the Chicago area get special recognition in the form of a Golden Apple Award. It honors excellence in teaching.

This year, a record-setting number of local teachers were nominated. -- more than 650! And 10 have been chosen for the prestigious award.

WGN's cameras were rolling when Daneal Silvers was surprised with a Golden Apple Award. She is a kindergarten teacher Edison Regional Gifted Center.