KADPF Scholarship Program

The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities promotes bringing the buildings and grounds profession to a greater height of knowledge and professionalism and has established a scholarship fund and will award three $1,000 academic scholarships and one $1,000 technical scholarship to qualifying students. These scholarships are available only to graduating seniors of non-instructional support staff who wish to continue their education at the college level. The students must be residents of Kansas and graduate from a Kansas High School and plan to attend a Kansas College or technical school. Only children whose parent or legal guardian is actively employed in a K-12 or secondary education institution and engaged in a buildings and grounds, food service or transportation position shall be eligible for these scholarships and it is the responsibility of the school to submit their best applications for competition.

The KADPF Scholarship deadline is Feburary 15th of the applicant's graduating year. Please send complete scholarship application forms to: Rusty Lindsay, KADPF Scholarship Program Director USD 489 323 West 12th Street Hays, KS 67601 Ph 785.623.2420 Fax 785.623.2422 rlindsay@usd489.com

Download the Scholarship Criteria here : Scholarship Criteria

Download the Scholarship Application here :Scholarship Application

2014 Scholarship Recipients

Academic Scholarship

My name is Trevor Rosine and I graduated from Santa Fe Trail High School. I currently live in Scranton, Kansas with my parents, Craig and Belinda Rosine. While at Santa Fe Trail I was involved in many different activities, such as: Cross Country, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Band, Jazz Band, and Students Against Destructive Decisions. Not only was I involved in school activities, but I was also involved in the community and earned over 250 hours of community service. In my senior class I was in the top ten percent and received outstanding senior male student. Next year I plan on attending Central Christian College of Kansas, located in McPherson, Kansas, and I will be majoring in Youth and Pastoral Ministry. I would like to thank scholarship committee for choosing me as a recipient of the Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities Scholarship.

Academic Scholarship

My name is Emily Brack. I attend Hill City Junior Senior High School. I will graduate May 17, 2014 in the top 1/3 of my class. Throughout high school, I have done many activities such as; KAY, FFA, FCCLA, Pep Club, Pep Band, and a manager for Football and Boys Basketball. After high school, I will be attending Fort Hays State University majoring in Nursing. I plan to obtain a degree as a Nurse Practitioner or a Physical Therapist. In my free time, I enjoy taking pictures and videos of everything, and being in yearbook is something I enjoy as well. I would like to give a big thanks to the scholarship committee for choosing me as a recipient of the Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities Scholarship.

Academic Scholarship

My name is Breanne Kruse and I am graduating from Hays High School. I have been involved in FFA, Dance Team, 4H, and National Honor Society throughout my high school. I plan to attend Kansas State University and major in pre-veterinary medicine with the future goal of being accepted into Vet School there. I love animals and horses and grew up on a farm. I also enjoy reading and writing and dancing is a passion of mine. I would like to thank the scholarship committee for selecting me to receive K.A.D.P.F. scholarship. I greatly appreciate it and will use it to help me reach my goals.

Technical Scholarship

Hi my name is Evan Warta. I am a Senior at Ellsworth Jr./Sr. High School. I grew up on a farm in rural Ellsworth County. I have an older brother. As a high school student, I have chose to take elective classes in Woods and Agriculture technology. I enjoyed building deck chairs in my woods class. My Ag Tech classes focused on welding and small engines. I enjoy working on mechanical projects and rebulding engines. In my spare time, I have restored a 1961 GMC truck. Did the mechanical restoration on the motor and I did the body repair work in the truck. I also resotred the interior to look like new. I was also an active FFA member at my school. During my senior year, I also attend Salina Area Technical School for half of the day and began working on an Auto Body Collision Repair certificate. After high school graduation, I plan to continue my education at Salina Area Technical School in the Diesel Mechanics program. I would like to work as a mechanic for Carrico Implement after Vo-Tech School. My hobbies include riding 4-wheelers, going to the lake for boating and wakeboarding, and spending time with my family and friends. I would like to thank the Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities for this scholarship.