3 Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction!

3 Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction!
Posted on 01/27/2020

A huge congratulations goes out to Mr. Buehler, Ms. Pavese, and Mrs. Rimes, who have all been named by the Golden Apple Program as 2019-2020 Teachers of Distinction!

FMMA Teacher Mr. Nathan Buehler Named Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction
Mr. Nathan Buehler is a veteran math teacher, our Project Lead the Way and drumline teacher, and our 6th grade team leader. He has been at FMMA for 5 of his 8 years of teaching and is a Florida Dept. of Ed. High Impact Teacher. This St. Petersburg native has his MBA from WGU and his Doctorate in Ed. Leadership from ACE; he is defending his doctoral dissertation this month. His favorite part about teaching is seeing the growth of students. He loves potato chips and has built his own house! This is Mr. Buehler’s third time receiving the honor of Teacher of Distinction.

 FMMA Teacher Ms. Krista Pavese Named Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction

Ms. Krista Pavese teaches 6th grade reading. She received both her Bachelor’s in K-6 Education and Masters in Curriculum & Instruction from FGCU, and is in her 6th year teaching. This Fort Myers native loves watching students have “ah-hah!” moments and especially loves the family community here at FMMA. A fan of M&Ms who dreams of an exotic European adventure, Ms. Pavese is also a talented singer and actress!


FMMA Teacher Mrs. Jennie Rimes Named Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction

Mrs. Jennie Rimes is our general music, chorus, beginning band, and concert band teacher. She has been teaching for 17 years, with 3 of those spent at FMMA. She loves watching our music programs grow! Raised in Kentucky, Ms. Rimes has her Bachelor’s in Theatre and Music from Agnes Scott College and her Bachelor’s of Music Education from Murray State University. She loves her husband and five children, but dreams of vacationing solo in the mountains! She also adores peanut M&Ms and is a skilled quilter.



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