Extra Mile Award

The PEI Home and School Federation Extra Mile Award commenced in the 2004 - 2005 school year. This award recognizes teachers and/or staff personnel, who exemplify going the extra mile - over and above the call of duty. Two recipients will be announced and a presentation made at their respective schools during Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week.

  1. There shall be two “Extra Mile Awards” presented annually, one in the Eastern region schools and a second in the Western region schools of Prince Edward Island.
  2. The selection committee shall consist of at least three members of the PEIHSF Board and Home and School Association representatives, where necessary.
  3. Nomination forms will be sent to the PEIHSF office.
  4. Nominations are to be submitted by a local Home and School Association or an individual member. Supporting letters are welcomed from school administrators and students.

Describe in a maximum of three pages, the nominee’s contribution in the following areas:

  1. Details of volunteer service to Island students and/or youth
  2. Demonstrated caring attitude towards Island students and youth
  3. Evidence of going the extra mile in assisting a student(s) achieve academically, socially or in other areas of school life
  4. Demonstrated ability to motivate young adults.
  5. Evidence that time given bettered the life of these young Islanders.

Support letters from parents, teachers, other school staff and students will also be accepted.

Extra Mile Award Nominations Deadline: Friday, January 9, 2015

Click here for 2015 Extra Mile Award criteria.

If you have any questions please contact us for more information.

Extra Mile Award Recipients


Lois Adams, Principal
West Kent Elementary School
Awarded: June 10, 2005

Gerry McQuaid, Teacher
Miscouche Consolidated School
Awarded: June 14, 2005


Charlotte Bradley, Secretary
St. Teresa’s Consolidated School
Awarded: June 26, 2006


Veronique Bouchard, Teacher
Westisle High School
Awarded: February 17, 2007

Mike Lloyd, Teacher
Charlottetown Rural High School
Awarded: February 17, 2007


Bonnie Rogerson, Teacher
Kinkora High School
Awarded: February 14, 2008

Sylvia Henderson, Teacher
Stonepark Intermediate
Awarded: February 15, 2008


Anne Farrell-Gaudet, Teacher
Parkside Elementary
Awarded: February 11, 2009

Susan Keizer, Teacher
Tracadie Cross Consolidated
Awarded: February 27, 2009


Kevin Stewart, Teacher
Kinkora Regional
Awarded: February 18, 2010

Doug Aitken, Teacher
West Royalty Elementary
Awarded: February 19, 2010


Fran Albrecht, Teacher
Somerset Elementary
Awarded: February 17, 2011

Karen Mullally, Teacher
Souris Consolidated
Awarded: February 17, 2011


Garth MacKay, Teacher
Queen Elizabeth Elementary
Awarded: February 15, 2012

Terry MacIsaac, Teacher
Prince Street Elementary
Awarded: February 22, 2012



Lynn Sherren, Teacher
Souris Consolidated
Awarded:  February 13, 2013

Nicole Haire, Teacher/Principal
Three Oaks Senior High
Awarded: February 14, 2013


Judy DesRoche, Teacher Assistant
Miscouche Consolidated
Awarded:  February 13, 2014

Alanna Gauthier, Teacher
Central Queens Elementary
Awarded:  February 14, 2014


Kate MacSwain, Behaviour Resource Specialist
Souris Regional School
Awarded: February 10, 2015

Barbie MacQuarrie, Administrative Assistant
Spring Park Elementary School
Awarded: February 12, 2015

Jaime Cole, Principal
Kinkora High School
Awarded:  March 5, 2015