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Friend of the Family Award

The Friend of the Family Award recognizes an individual or organization that has made significant contributions and\or been involved in making policy decisions affecting the well being of families and the family and consumer science profession.


Plaque sponsored by the KAFCS Foundation.

Eligible Nominees

Any individual or organization that does not hold a Family and Consumer Science degree or is eligible for membership in AAFCS.


  1. General Application Form for KAFCS Awards
  2. One letter of endorsement from a KAFCS member. The letter of endorsement might include factors such as:
    • Could the nominee be considered to be a positive change agent for family and consumer sciences in the community or state?
    • Has the nominee provided creative leadership in motivating or inspiring others to achieve or contribute to family and consumer sciences?

Selection Criteria

Nominees will be judged primarily on the significance of their contribution to the well being of family and consumer sciences reflected through the KAFCS member's letter.