News Types: Recognition Awards

Karen Fischer receives the Exemplary Contractor Services Award

December 10th, 2020

Karen Fischer is being recognized for her leadership in some specific initiatives at Pembina Hills. Since her retirement from teaching and school administration in 2015, she has continued to support students as an integral contributor to the division’s Dual Credit Programs. Karen’s leadership in the Health Care Aide program has led to the graduation of […]

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Dale Erickson receives the Exemplary Teacher Award

December 8th, 2020

Dale Erickson is the Associate Principal at École Barrhead Elementary School and has been with Pembina Hills School Division for 14 years. He draws upon his experience as a classroom teacher at BES and Associate Principal at Eleanor Hall School to effectively support students and staff. He can be found in classrooms, hallways and on […]

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Beverly Carter receives the Exemplary Teacher Award

November 17th, 2020

Beverly Carter is a grade 2 teacher at École Westlock Elementary School and has been there for the past 10 years. Positive and caring Bev makes students and staff feel appreciated and welcome in her classroom. She ensures that all of her students succeed and strives to meet their diverse needs.  Bev is kind, dedicated, […]

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Randy Strydhorst receives the Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award

November 6th, 2020

Randy Strydhorst has been a vital contributor to the fundraising and financial activities of Neerlandia Public Christian School Council for the past 12 years. He has volunteered countless hours for the betterment of the school.  Randy is known as a hard worker and you will often see him helping around the community. “Randy is always […]

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Sharon Lyons receives the Exemplary Teacher Award

November 2nd, 2020

Behaviour Specialist, Sharon Lyons, has been a member of our Early Learning Team since 2013. She contributes to the vitality of many schools within Pembina Hills. Sharon works very hard to meet the needs of her “mighty learners!” She is an extremely valued member of many learning teams, working to support program assistants and fellow […]

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Dan Thompson — Maintaining excellence with a smile

October 20th, 2020

Dan has worked for the facilities department as a plumber for 29 years. Nominated by staff at École Westlock Elementary, he is quick to respond to calls and always with a smile and a friendly hello.  Everyone appreciates Dan’s dedication to his job. Whether he’s dealing with leaks or odors—including the discovery of the missing […]

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Stephanie Campbell receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

September 24th, 2020

Stephanie Campbell is an Administrative Assistant at Vista Virtual School (VVS) in Calgary and has been with Pembina Hills School Division for over three years. According to staff members, students and parents, Stephanie is enthusiastic, positive and respectful. She takes great pride in all she does at VVS and she always exceeds expectations! “She is […]

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Margaret McGean — Bringing joy to children in W-PREP

September 15th, 2020

Margaret McGean has been with Pembina Hills for 11 years, working as a program assistant in the W-PREP Early Learning program (previously SPICE) at École Westlock Elementary School. Her love for children is evident in everything she does. She creates a fun and engaging environment by finding new activities,  catchy “Moving and Shaking” songs or […]

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Laura McCartney: Bringing languages to life for ADLC students

April 2nd, 2020

Laura McCartney is a Languages Teacher at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). A strong advocate for her students, Laura always puts the welfare of her students first, providing them with the best possible learning experience. She is constantly challenging her students as they learn new languages! “We are grateful to have Laura as a […]

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Program Assistant Mentor Amy Bizuns receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

January 6th, 2020

Amy Bizuns will always lend a listening ear. She is extremely approachable, gives great advice, and comes up with creative ideas for every situation. Amy always puts others ahead of herself. Other words from the many people that supported Amy’s nomination include: Compassionate, supportive, encouraging, respectful, kind, genuine, selfless, energetic and many more!  “She is […]

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