These are awards that Cheryl's work has received:
2009 Dorchester Next Best Celler Romance Semi-Finalist (Lancelot's Lady)
Whale Song wins May Book Cover of the Month
Nominated for 2004 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Award
2003 "Racial Harmony Campaign"
(a.k.a. "The Great Anti-Racism TV PSA Contest")
The five winning Public Service Announcements scripts produced are as follows:
Reversed Roles by John Hollinger of Edmonton, Ab. (placed 1st)
A Picture Perfect World by Allison Duff of Olds, Ab.
One Voice-One World by Cheryl Kaye Tardif of Edmonton, Ab. (placed 3rd)
Living Outside the Box by Stephanie Uphill of Olds, Ab.
Inside Me by Sophia Will of Red Deer, Ab.
* Unsure of second place winner. If you know please email Cheryl.
These writers received a one hundred dollar prize for each of their winning scripts and then each script was included in the final “judging” for a three hundred dollar first place prize and a two hundred dollar second place prize. On March 20th, 2003, at the Red Deer and District Museum, a group of approximately 40 – 45 community “volunteer judges” viewed the five PSA’s, to determine the first and second place winners. The winners were announced the next day on RDTV (our local TV station). All of the writers were interviewed on a live TV show on local cable channel SHAW TV on March 20th as well.
1996 Editor's Choice Award
for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry