On October 20th 2016, MPETA presented the following awards to recognize outstanding contributions in physical education for the 2015-2016 school year. Congratulations to all 2016 MPETA Award Winners!
A special thank you goes out to all nominators, presenters, and organizers for making the 2016 MPETA Awards a success!
Outdoor Education Award: Carolyn Lamoureux
This award is presented to a teacher that fosters an exemplary outdoor education program.
Carolyn Lamoureux and JJ Ross
Builder Award: Brian Hatherly
For outstanding dedication and promotion of physical education for the Youth of Manitoba.
Patricia Tomczyk and Brian Hatherly
Innovator Award: Bev Ilchena
Awarded to a physical educator for outstanding innovative and creative programming in the area of physical and health education.
Bev Ilchena and Niki Gagnon
PHE Canada Andy Anderson Young Professional Award: Tim Giannotti
The Dr. Andy Anderson Young Professional Award is presented once a year by Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) to one professional per province that best epitomizes exemplary work on behalf of the physical and health education profession.
Tim Giannotti and Ralph Clark
Regional Recognition Awards
This award is presented to individuals who provided leadership in their region by hosting workshops or area tournaments, developing outstanding programs, and contributing to the community.
Norman West Regional Recognition Award: Michelle Gamblin
Michelle Gamblin and Brian McMillan
South Central Regional Recognition Award: Dan Rosset
Dan Rosset and Kirk Botterill
Eastman Regional Recognition Award: Bud Penner
Bud Penner and Corinne Thiessen
MPETA Awards This most prestigious award honours physical educators who have shown outstanding leadership and dedication to the promotion of physical education in the province of Manitoba.
MPETA Early Years Award: Sue Zajac
Geoff Brewster and Sue Zajac
MPETA Middle Years Award: Philippe Chabot
Philippe Chabot and Brian Hatherly
Dick LaPage Scholarship Awards:
University of Winnipeg: Samuel Andrade & Janel Hay
Samuel Andrade, Dr. Nathan Hall and Janel Hay
University of Manitoba: Kylee Schettler & Kylie Wiebe-Pantel
Kylee Schettler and Dr. Sarah Teezel
Kylie Wiebe-Pantel and Dr. Sarah Teezel
Brandon University: Caylie Plante & Craig Vandepoele