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. To that end, KADPF 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, 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. 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

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship Application

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Academic Scholarship

Gwendolyn Sibley

My name is Gwendolyn Sibley. I am a senior at Anderson County Junior/Senior High School in Garnett, KS. In the fall of 2016, I will be attending Kansas University pursuing a major in English Liturature. I hope to someday have a career as an editor and publish books. I adore reading, listening to music, watching movies, and anything else with a story. I have dedicated a large amount of my time to my school's drama club, where I have assisted with and acted in plays and musicals for the past four years and held leadership positions including reporter and publicity director. I have also been a member of the scholar bowl team as well as state qualifying cross country runner and pole vaulter.

Academic Scholarship

Hayley Taylor

My name is Hayley Taylor and I graduated from Wheatland High School in Grainfield, KS. I will be attending Barton County Community College in Great Bend, KS in the fall. My major will be Early Childhood Education, in the hopes of one day owning my own daycare. In high school, I participated in art, vocal, scholars bowl, yearbook/journalism, cheerleading and golf. I would like to thank the scholarship committee for helping me continue my education by awarding me the Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities Scholarship.

Academic Scholarship

Kacie Engel

My name is Kacie Engel. I currently attend Hays High School in Hays, KS as a senior. I plan to attend Kansas State University in the fall and my major is undecided. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV series, shopping, and being with my friends and family. During high school, I have participated in cheerleading for all four years and have been a member of National Honor Society during my junior and senior years. I am grateful for receiving this scholarship to help continue my schooling and would like to thank the scholarship committee.

Technical Scholarship

Riley Angleton

My name is Riley Angleton and I am a senior at Erie High School. At Erie High, I am currently involved in many activities. This year I am serving as Student Council President and Senior Class Vice President. I am also involved in Kay Club, FCA and FFA. Outside of school, I am involved in the Erie Federated Church Youth Group, Lucky 13 4-H Club and the Neosho County 4-H Council. I am President of both the Lucky 13 4-H Club and Neosho County 4-H Council. This summer, I will be going to Norway on a month-long exchange trip through 4-H in partnership with Kansas International Foreign Youth Exchange Program (IFYE). My plans after high school are to attend Kansas State University to major in Agri-Business Management.

Past Recipients

2011 Scholarship Winners

2012 Scholarship Winners

2013 Scholarship Winners

2014 Scholarship Winners

2015 Scholarship Winners