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Howard Gadberry Award - Teacher Recognition

Howard Gadberry Award is presented by the Howard Gadberry Family

This award is designed to recognize STEM teacher in grades 4-12 who show outstanding effort toward the motivation of students in scientific exploration.  The award of $500 and a plaque is given annually at the annual Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony. The Howard Gadberry Family has been dedicated to honoring STEM teachers for the last 19 years. 


  • Teaching at least one class period in grades 4-12 areas of STEM
  • Annually engages students in scientific research
  • Prepares students to successfully compete in the Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair
  • Is a leader in science education and provides service to the profession

Nomination Process:

  • The teacher or another person with knowledge of nominee’s qualifications may complete the nomination form.
  • The nomination form is due March 1, 2019.  The application form will be e-mailed to the candidate. 
  • Send the nomination form to Shea Sullivan, Science City at 30 W. Pershing, Ste.400, Kansas City, MO 64108 or [email protected]
  • The completed application form must be received by March 15, 2019.

If you have questions, please call Shea Sullivan at 816-460-2261, email at [email protected]