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” will be presented annually in schools across Prince Edward Island.
  2. The selection committee consists of at least three members of the PEIHSF Board and Home and School Association representatives, where necessary.
  3. Submit nomination forms to the PEIHSF office.
  4. Nominations are to be submitted by a local Home and School Association or an individual member.
  5. Include support letters from your school community such as school principal, teachers, other school staff, parents and students.

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 17, 2020

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


List of recipients include:

Extra Mile Award - Recipient List



































Donna MacNeill, Administrative Assistant
LM Montgomery Elementary School

February 12, 2019


Cathy Cameron, Vice Principal

West Royalty Elementary School

February 12, 2019


Tracy Arsenault, Teacher

Ellerslie Elementary School

February 14, 2019


Seana Evans Renaud, Principal

Montague Regional High School

March 12, 2017


Gordon MacEachern, Custodian
West Kent Elementary School

March 14, 2017



Todd Dyment, Teacher

Kensington Intermediate Senior High

Awarded: February 12, 2018

Bev Campbell, Chef/Library/Coach
Queen Elizabeth Elementary

Awarded: February 12, 2018

Graham Townshend, Teacher
Souris Regional
Awarded: February 13, 2018

George Trevor, Principal
Georgetown Elementary

Awarded: February 14, 2018

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

Elmer Croken, Custodian
Kinkora High

Awarded: February 15, 2018