Lindblom teacher wins Golden Apple award

Elizabeth Cooper is one of this year's Golden Apple winners. (Elizabeth Cooper is one of this year's Golden Apple winners.)

May 1, 2013 2:50:10 PM PDT
An Englewood teacher is being recognized as one of the top teachers in the nation.

Elizabeth Cooper is one of this year's Golden Apple winners. Mayor Rahm Emanuel surprised the 61-year-old in her classroom Wednesday afternoon with the award.

Cooper is an environmental sciences teacher at Lindblom Math and Science Academy.

Cooper is the second Lindblom teacher to win the award and also the second Englwood teacher to win the award this week.