Marilyn Trenholme Counsell Literacy Awards: Past Recipients

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1998
  • Mylene Santerre, Tracadie-Sheila – Author
  • Jesan Frances Cousens Mann, Bathurst – Individual
  • Joanne Wilson, Fredericton, Hawkins-Neville Tennant’s Association – Organization
  • Sherri Smith Ellis, IODE Gloucester Chapter – Born to Read
  • Marcelle Bouchard and Simone Bourgeois-Gallant, Bibliothèque publique Mgr. W J Conway, Edmundston – Library
1999
  • Carmella Gionet and Maryvonne Eddie, Le Jardin des Merveilles, Bathurst
  • West Side Co-Op Preschool, Saint John – Organization
  • Alma Savard, Fredericton – Individual
  • Lyne Eve and Carole Cormier, Shediac – Organization
  • Margaret Brooks, Perth Andover – Grandparent
2000
  • K.V. Johansen
  • Shirley Downey
  • Phoebe Anne Magee
  • Yvette Levesque, La Garderie des Débrouillards de Val d’Amour
  • Dianne Elizabeth Clowater
  • Linda Landry
  • Warreene Agnew, Queen Elizabeth School, Moncton
2001
  • Nashwaaksis Public School Library – Library
  • M. Marc-Andre Roy, Tracadie-Sheila – Individual
  • Nicole Daigle, Saint-Louis de Kent
  • Ellie Weaving, Florenceville
  • Marie Price, Fredericton
  • Barbara Tracey-LaRocque
  • Imelda Perley
2002
  • Mary Stickles, Fredericton – Individual
  • Mme Joselyne Lavoie – Le Gout de Lire
  • Paulette Leger, St. Antoine
2004
  • Valley Family Resource Center, Woodstock – Organization
  • Jane Lemon – Grandparent
  • Bibliothèque Publique de Petit-Rocher – Library
  • Centre de ressources familiale de la Péninsule Acadienne, Caraquet – Organization
  • Claudette Richard, Moncton – Author
  • Joanna Westall, Fredericton – Individual
  • Kathleen Doucette, Riverview – Author
2005
  • Madame Lyne Eve, Shediac – Grandparent
  • Bibliothèque publique de Petit-Rocher – LibraryMarie-France Comeau, Dalhousie – Author
  • Janet Longaphie, Moncton – Individual
  • Tom Snowden, Picadilly – Grandparent
  • Sally Crawford – “Learning, Laughter and Life”, Saint John Learning Exchange and Fredericton Family Resource Centre – Organization
2006
  • Darlene Ryan – Author (poetry)
  • Glenn Murray – Author
  • Lucille Pineault – Individual
  • Caisses Populaires Acadiennes – Organization
  • Saint John Free Public Library – Library
  • Debbie McInnis – Grandparent
2008
  • Quality Learning Saint John – Organization
  • Dr. Walter Chestnut Library, Hartland – Library
  • Karen Davidson and Patricia Tingely, Saint John, “Baby’s Garden” – Author
  • Margaret Cummings, Burtts Corner – Individual
  • Emerise LeBlanc Nowland, Moncton – « Un jeu pour Jérémie » et « La maison au trésor » – Author
  • Bibliothèque publique Smurfit Stone de Bathurst – Library
  • Annie Pinneault Michaud, Moncton – Bibliothèque publique de Moncton – Library
  • Linda Lanteigne, Allardville – Grandparent
  • L’Acadie Nouvelle, Caraquet – Corporate
2009

ANGLOPHONE:

  • Tammy Berube – Individual
  • Peggy Barter – Grandparent
  • Heidi Jardine Stoddart – Author
  • Salvation Army Small Blessings, Moncton – Organization

FRANCOPHONE:

  • Bibianne Desjardins – Individual
  • Gisele Guignard Glazier – Grandparent
  • Ginette Pellerin – Author (Story)
  • Antonia Bulger – Author (Poetry)
  • La Coalition Francophone-Le Gout de Lire – Jocelyne Lavoie, Ann Rousell, Cecile Ouellette – Organization
  • La Bibliothèque publique La Moisson de Saint-Quentin – Library
2010

FRANCOPHONE :

  • Marie-Claire Pitre, Caraquet – Individual
  • Rosaline Vienneau, Bas Caraquet – Grandparent
  • France Whelton, Caraquet – Author
  • Service de garde l’ARCF de Saint-Jean – Organization
  • Bibliothèque publique de Bas-Caraquet – Library

ANGLOPHONE:

  • Marie Forrest, Woodstock – Individual
  • George Greer, Fredericton – Grandparent
  • Dr. Pam Whitty, UNB – Author
  • IODE New Brunswick – Organization
  • Moncton Headstart – Organization
  • New Brunswick Public Library Service – Library
2011
  • Helen Bernard Ward, Teacher, Moncton
  • Dr. Marguerite Maillet – Author, Publisher
  • Robert Irving – Corporate
  • The Big Rothesay Reads – Community
  • Shane Doirom – Individual, Community (hockey coach Cape Pele)
2012
  • Jennifer Aikamn-Smith, Chris Browne, Moncton – “A New Brunswick Lullaby” – Author
  • Legs for Literacy, Moncton – Community
  • Literacy Bridges, Bathurst – Community
  • Atlantic Lottery Corporation, Moncton – Corporate Business
  • Assomption Life, Moncton – Corporate Business
  • Marian Zaichowski – Individual
  • Sheila McPhee – “The Green Guardian and the EcoSquad” – Individual
2013
  • Imelda Perley – Early Childhood
  • Ann Marie Barry-Wattie, Andover Elementary School – Community
  • Camille Theriault, Caisses Populaires Acadiennes – Business Corporate
  • Sophia Miao – Individual
  • Mario Allain, Fundy Pros – Workplace Essential Skills
2014
  • Elementary Literacy (ELF) – Early Childhood
  • Frye Festival – Community
  • McCain Foundation – Business/Corporate
  • Diane Carmel Léger of the Writer’s Federation of NB and Joan Somerville of Laubach Literacy – Individual
  • City of Moncton – Workplace Essential Skills
2017

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  • Robert Scott – Individual
  • Learning Disabilities Association of NB – Community
  • Hyslop Family Goodfit Book Program – Business Corporate
  • Unicorn Children’s Centre, Dieppe – Early Childhood
  • Focus Forward (PETL) – Workplace Essential Skills
  • Kyla Brewer and Chrissie Park “Chickadee-Dee-Dee” – Author
2018

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  • Judy Murphy, Elizabeth Fry Society – Early Childhood Literacy
  • Claudette Godin (Lire et faire lire Acadie) – Individual Early Childhood Literacy
  • Brian Neilson, Heidi Lafford, Tantramar Family Resource Centre Program – Community Literacy
  • Mah-Sos School Chief Ross Perley – Outstanding Effort in Indigenous Literacy
  • James McKenna, Glenwood Kitchen Ltd. – Business Corporate Literacy Initiative
  • Sheree Fitch – Individual Outstanding Contribution to Literacy
  • Wendy McLeod MacKnight – Published Author