Unified School Award

The Unified Schools Award is presented annually at the Special Olympics Alberta Awards Luncheon. This award is based on sportsmanship and full-school engagement throughout the school year and at Unified events.


  • All team members are given the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to every game/event
  • Leadership skills are demonstrated both by teammates and coaches

Full School Engagement:

  • Unified Sports teams are supported and celebrated within the school
  • School spirit is demonstrated at all games/events
  • Unified teams within the school engage in practices leading up to each event
  • Opportunities and adaptations are used to create a welcoming atmosphere for any student to get involved

Past Recipients:

Year School
2015/16 Lester B. Pearson High School
2016/17 Bert Church High School
2017/18 Cochrane High School