In 2011, the Foundation established the Automobile Dealers of Greater Kansas City Scholarship Fund, which is housed at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Each spring, the Foundation through this fund will provide scholarships to local students to pursue post-secondary education in the automotive field.
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PRESS RELEASE - June 6, 2011
The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Kansas City, through its Charitable Foundation, recently awarded college scholarships to 4 high school seniors from the metro area who will be pursuing an automotive career path.
The Association's foundation was established to help support the needs of the community through donations, services, and scholarships. Local car dealers recognize the importance of giving back to the community that supports them. For over 100 years, members of the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Kansas City have generously donated to causes and organizations to benefit the Kansas City area.
The students are:
Charles Jones of Blue Springs South High School and Ft. Osage Career and Technical Center, attending Longview Community College
Taylor Lester of Blue Springs South High School and Ft. Osage Career and Technical Center,
attending the University of Central Missouri
Jacob Rudolph of Shawnee Mission East High School, attending Pittsburg State University
Kyle Watts of Belton High School, attending Pittsburg State University