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.  “Extra Mile Awards” are presented annually in schools across Prince Edward Island by the PEI Home and School Federation.
  2. The selection committee consists of at least three members of the PEIHSF Board and Home and School Association representatives, where necessary.
  3. Submit nominations to the PEIHSF office.
  4. Nominations are to be submitted by a local Home and School Association.
  5. Include support letters from:  Principals, Parents, Students and other School Staff Members

Describe 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 students to achieve academically, socially and/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.

Click here for Extra Mile Award criteria and nomination information.

Extra Mile Award nominations deadline: January 22, 2021

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


Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation

Extra Mile Award - Recipient List



Shelley Tremere 
Kinkora Reginal High School                                   

Awarded: February 19, 2021

John Doucette
East Wiltshire Intermediate School                                     
Awarded: February 18, 2021

Robert Holmes
Gulf Shore Consolidated School                                     
Awarded: February 17, 2021

Melissa MacKinnon
Mount Stewart Consolidated School                                     

Awarded: February 10, 2021

Sharon Gordon 
Southern Kings Consolidated School                                     
Awarded: February 10, 2021


Lorna MacIsaac
Hernewood Intermediate School                                     

Awarded: February 14, 2020

Nena Matheson & Robyn Burgess
Montague Consolidated School

Awarded: February 14, 2020


Cathy Cameron
West Royalty Elementary School                                    
Awarded: February 12

Donna MacNeill
L. M. Montgomery Elementary School                                    
Awarded: February 12, 2019

Gordon McEachern
West Kent Elementary                                     
Awarded: March 14, 2019

Seana Evans-Renaud
Montague Regional High School
Awarded: March 7, 2019

Tracy Arsenault
Ellerslie Elementary School                                    
Awarded: February 14, 2019


George Trevor
Georgetown Elementary School
Awarded: February 14, 2018

Todd Dyment
Kensington Intermediate Senior High                        
Awarded: February 12, 2018

Elmer Croken
Kinkora Regional High School                                
Awarded: February 15, 2018

Tanya Gaudet
O’ Leary Elementary School
Awarded: February 14, 2018

Bev Campbell
Queen Elizabeth Elementary School                                     
Awarded: February 12, 2018

Graham Townshend
Souris Regional School
Awarded: February 13, 2018


Cathy Cairns
Englewood Consolidated

Awarded: February 22, 2017

Gail Finniss
Greenfield Elementary
Awarded: February 23, 2017


Linda Roach
Vernon River Consolidated
Awarded: February 17, 2016

Kim Crozier
Queen Elizabeth Elementary
Awarded: February 19, 2016


Kate MacSwain
Souris Regional
Awarded: February 10, 2015

Barbie MacQuarrie
Spring Park Elementary
Awarded: February 12, 2015


Judy DesRoches
Miscouche Consolidated
Awarded: February 13, 2014

Alanna Gauthier
Central Queens Elementary
Awarded: February 14, 2014


Lynn Sherren
Souris Consolidated
Awarded: February 13, 2013

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


Garth MacKay
Queen Elizabeth Elementary
Awarded: February 15, 2012

Terry MacIsaac
Prince Street Elementary
Awarded: February 22, 2012


Fran Albrecht
Somerset Elementary
Awarded: February 17, 2011

Karen Mullally
Souris Consolidated
Awarded: February 17, 2011


Kevin Stewart
Kinkora Regional
Awarded: February 18, 2010

Doug Aitken
West Royalty Elementary
Awarded: February 19, 2010


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

Susan Keizer
Tracadie Cross Consolidated
Awarded: February 27, 2009


Bonnie Rogerson, Teacher
Kinkora 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