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 (i.e. administrative assistants, EAs, custodians, etc.), 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.

Click here for Extra Mile Award criteria and nomination information.

Extra Mile Award Nominations Deadline: January 12, 2018

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




Cathy Cairns, Secretary, Englewood Consolidated

Awarded: February 22, 2017

Gail Finniss, Vice Principal, Greenfield Elementary
Awarded: February 23, 2017


Linda Roach, Teacher, Vernon River Consolidated
Awarded: February 17, 2016

Kim Crozier, Teacher, Queen Elizabeth Elementary
Awarded: February 19, 2016


Kate MacSwain, Teacher, Souris Regional
Awarded: February 10, 2015

Barbie MacQuarrie, Secretary, Spring Park Elementary
Awarded: February 12, 2015


Judy DesRoches, EA, Miscouche Consolidated
Awarded: February 13, 2014

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Mike Lloyd, Teacher, Charlottetown Rural High

Awarded: February 17, 2007


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


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

Gerry McQuaid, Teacher, Miscouche Consolidated

Awarded: June 14, 2005