Award Winners, PEI Mutual

Each Fall Special Olympics PEI holds an awards ceremony to celebrate and honor the achievement of our athletes, coaches, volunteers, parents, caregivers and supporters.

Special Olympics PEI Awards

Special Olympics PEI is proud to honor our members. We have amazing athletes, coaches, and volunteers, all of whom contribute to helping the Special Olympics movement thrive.




2017-2018 Awards Recipients

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Female Athlete of the Year

  • Jennifer Hickox

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Male Athlete of the Year

  • Roy Paynter

Maritime Electric Female Coach of the Year

  • Sarah Profitt - Wagner

Maritime Electric Male Coach of the Year

  • Rickey Burns

Facility of the Year

  • Synergy Fitness & Nutrition

David Andrew Memorial

  • Inclusions East

Department of Health and Wellness Sport Volunteer

  • Beth Muggah

President's Award

  • 2018 SOC Bowling Championships Games Organizing Committee

Dr. Frank Hayden Award

  • Oliver Venneman

ADL Spirit Award

  • Heidi Mallett

Volunteer Pins

Volunteers who have contributed 10, 15 and 20 years of service to the Special Olympics movement are also honored:

5 Years

  • Beth Muggah, Chanelle MacIssac, Eva Arsenault, Jamie Henry, Linda Pyke, Norman McIntosh, Theresa Arsenault

10 Years

  • Fran Gillis, Jamie Matheson, Velda Gaudet

15 Years

  • Colleen McInnis, Jodi Harper

35 Years

  • CY Holland

Recognition at the National Level

Special Olympics PEI athletes and volunteers have been recognized on a national level by Special Olympics Canada (SOC). We are very proud of our national award winners:

2018 SOC Female Athlete of the Year

2017 Frank Selke Fundraising Volunteer of the Year

  • Sue Skeffington

2015 SOC Female Coach of the Year

2013 SOC Female Athlete of the Year

  • Ellen MacNearrney

2012 SOC Team of the Year

  • Team PEI Curling Team

2011 SOC Female Athlete of the Year

2011 SOC Team of the Year

  • PEI Jays Softball Team

2008 Jim Thompson Award

  • Peter Howatt

2005 SOC Team of the Year

  • PEI Stars Floor Hockey Team

2004 SOC Team of the Year

  • Paul Phillips Rink

2002 Jim Thompson Award

  • Cecil Villard

2000 SOC Female Athlete of the Year

  • Suzie Smith