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 21, 2022

For more information, contact the Federation office at / 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.


Extra Mile Award - Recipient List


Lorna MacIsaac

Hernewood Intermediate School                                     

Friday, February 14, 2020

Nena Matheson & Robyn Burgess
Montague Consolidated School
Friday, February 14, 2020


Cathy Cameron

West Royalty Elementary School                                    

Tuesday, February 12

Donna MacNeill

L. M. Montgomery Elementary School                                    

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Gordon McEachern

West Kent Elementary                                     

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Seana Evans-Renaud

Montague Regional High School

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Tracy Arsenault

Ellerslie Elementary School                                    

Thursday, 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

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