Extra Mile Award

This award recognizes teachers and/or staff personnel, who exemplify going the extra mile – over and above the call of duty.

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.

“Extra Mile Awards” are presented annually in schools across Prince Edward Island by the PEI Home and School Federation. The selection committee consists of at least three members of the PEIHSF Board and Home and School Association representatives, where necessary. Submit nominations to the PEIHSF office.

Nominations are to be submitted by a local Home and School Association.
Include support letters from: Principals, Parents, Students and other School Staff Members.

Describe the nominee’s contribution in the following areas:

  • Details of volunteer service to Island students and/or youth
  • Demonstrated caring attitude towards Island students and youth
  • Evidence of going the extra mile in assisting students to achieve academically, socially and/or in other areas of school life
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate young adults
  • Evidence that time given bettered the life of these young Islanders

Extra Mile Award Guidelines

Nominations deadline: January 17, 2025

For more information, contact the Federation office at peihsf@gov.pe.ca / 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

Extra Mile Award – Recipient List

Elaine Smith
, Custodian, Athena Consolidated School, February 21, 2024
Kirsten MacLaine, Music Teacher, Bluefield High School, June 6, 2024

Angie Taylor
, Resource Teacher, Belfast Consolidated School, March 16, 2023
Sharon Anderson, Teacher, Somerset Elementary School, March 17, 2023
Tracy Thomson, Administrative Assistant, Kinkora Regional High School, March 23, 2023
Stephanie Wallace, Administrative Assistant, Ellerslie Elementary School, March 29, 2023

Pamela MacLeod
, Resource Teacher, Cardigan Elementary, May 4, 2022
Krista Bryson, Music Teacher, Three Oaks Senior High, May 4, 2022
Randy Reardon, Principal, Englewood Consolidated, May 11, 2022
Bertha Hogan, Education Assistant, West Kent Elementary, June 1, 2022

Sharon Gordon, Custodian, Southern Kings Consolidated School, Feb. 10/21
Melissa MacKinnon, Teacher, Mount Stewart Consolidated School, Feb. 10/21
Robert Holmes, Teacher, Gulf Shore Consolidated School, Feb. 17/21
John Doucette, Custodian, East Wiltshire Intermediate School, Feb. 18/21
Shelley Tremere, Teacher, Kinkora Regional High School, Feb. 19/21

Lorna MacIsaac, Hernewood Intermediate School, February 14, 2020
Nena Matheson & Robyn Burgess, Montague Consolidated School, February 14, 2020

Cathy Cameron, West Royalty Elementary School, February 12
Donna MacNeill, L. M. Montgomery Elementary School, February 12, 2019
Gordon McEachern, West Kent Elementary, March 14, 2019
Seana Evans-Renaud, Montague Regional High School, March 7, 2019
Tracy Arsenault, Ellerslie Elementary School, February 14, 2019

George Trevor, Georgetown Elementary School, February 14, 2018
Todd Dyment, Kensington Intermediate Senior High, February 12, 2018
Elmer Croken, Kinkora Regional High School, February 15, 2018
Tanya Gaudet, O’ Leary Elementary School, February 14, 2018
Bev Campbell, Queen Elizabeth Elementary School, February 12, 2018
Graham Townshend, Souris Regional School, February 13, 2018

Cathy Cairns, Englewood Consolidated, February 22, 2017
Gail Finniss, Greenfield Elementary, February 23, 2017

Linda Roach, Vernon River Consolidated, February 17, 2016
Kim Crozier, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, February 19, 2016

Kate MacSwain, Souris Regional, February 10, 2015
Barbie MacQuarrie, Spring Park Elementary, February 12, 2015

Judy DesRoches, Miscouche Consolidated, February 13, 2014
Alanna Gauthier, Central Queens Elementary, February 14, 2014

Lynn Sherren, Souris Consolidated, February 13, 2013
Nicole Haire, Three Oaks Senior High, February 14, 2013

Garth MacKay, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, February 15, 2012
Terry MacIsaac, Prince Street Elementary, February 22, 2012

Fran Albrecht, Somerset Elementary, February 17, 2011
Karen Mullally, Souris Consolidated, February 17, 2011

Kevin Stewart, Kinkora Regional, February 18, 2010
Doug Aitken, West Royalty Elementary, February 19, 2010

Anne Farrell-Gaudet, Teacher, Parkside Elementary, February 11, 2009
Susan Keizer, Tracadie Cross Consolidated, February 27, 2009

Bonnie Rogerson, Teacher, Kinkora High School, February 14, 2008
Sylvia Henderson, Teacher, Stonepark Intermediate, February 15, 2008

Veronique Bouchard, Teacher, Westisle High School, February 17, 2007
Mike Lloyd, Teacher, Charlottetown Rural High, February 17, 2007

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

Lois Adams, Principal, West Kent Elementary, June 10, 2005
Gerry McQuaid, Teacher, Miscouche Consolidated, June 14, 2005