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News 8 - WROC-TV

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Cybersecurity training program offered at RIT

A new 15-week program at RIT is teaching people the skills they need to start a new career in cybersecurity. → Read More

Golden Apple: Emily Milazzo

Learning through play — that's what one Brockport teacher is focusing on while teaching virtually. → Read More

Golden Apple Award: Janine Roode

"It's hard being separated from them," Roode said. "I want them to know I am still here for them. I miss them. I will do whatever I can to help them out." → Read More

Golden Apple: Mr. Michael Childs

This week's Golden Apple Award goes to Mr. Michael Childs, a physics teacher at Hilton Central High School. → Read More

Extraordinary People: Carol Crossed

BRIGHTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Susan B. Anthony dedicated her life to fighting for Women’s right to vote. Now a Brighton woman is making it her mission to help preserve the memory of Susan B Anthony… → Read More

Extraordinary People Report: Ajia Cherry

A local woman says horseback riding changed her life for the better and now she is working to make sure others have the financial means to ride. → Read More

Judge Finds Rochester Police Officer guilty of assault

Judge Thomas Morse ruled today that Officer Michael Sippel is guilty of assault in the third degree. He faced one count of assault for the beating of Christopher Pate. Sippel waived his right to a jury trial, so a sole judge heard the case. → Read More

From corporate America to the classroom: Rochester teacher ditches office for art class

Sometimes we have to do something we don't like before realizing our true calling. → Read More

The entire class nominated Holley chorus teacher for a Golden Apple Award

We've received numerous nominations for a teacher before but this might be the largest number of nominations we've ever gotten for one teacher on the same day! → Read More

Golden Apple Award winner impacting students and parents

Parents say she is the kind of teacher every parent hopes for their child, especially in Kindergarten. → Read More

RIT professor created simulation that could help treat heart patients

A professor at RIT developed new technology that could one day help doctors treat heart patients. → Read More

Golden Apple: East Irondequoit Middle School teacher awarded for student-first style

His students say he focuses on more than just the subject he teaches, he also teaches life lessons. → Read More

Rochester's Elvio Fernandes went from playing tiny clubs to playing with 'Daughtry'

You might recognize Elvio Fernandes. The Rochester resident is a long-time member of the band Daughtry! → Read More

Webster Schroeder technology teacher awarded Golden Apple

Mr. Andrew Gill teaches Auto Services and Consumer Auto. → Read More

LeRoy Wolcott teacher receives Golden Apple Award

He started out working at Kodak but after many years on the job, he realized his true calling. → Read More

Golden Apple Award Presented To Mrs. Kathy Vosburgh

There are a lot of reasons Joey Rountree nominated his third-grade teacher, Mrs. Kathleen Vosburgh, for a Golden Apple. → Read More

Extraordinary People: At age 25, Eric Vaughn Johnson runs theater company

He realized his love of acting when he was just six-years-old and now Eric Vaughn Johnson is working with hundreds of other actors to help them make their own dreams come true. → Read More

Golden Apple Award presented to Allen Creek Elementary School Teacher

Mrs. Kathryn Milne is a 4th grade teacher at Allen Creek Elementary School. She's known for being fun, kind and always cheering on her students. → Read More

Fairbanks Elementary's Mrs. Jennifer Lewis gets Golden Apple

Emma Miles nominated her third grade teacher for the award. She says Mrs. Lewis teaches her students to believe in themselves. → Read More

Extraordinary People: After life-altering accident, Rob Tortorella helps others

Rob Tortorella will never forget what happened to him 35 years ago. It changed his life forever. → Read More