Scholarship and Awards

KCDA awards the following annual awards:

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year (ODY)
Recognizes the professional contributions of experienced dietitians in KCDA and encourages their continued participation in mentoring others and leading the Association.

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Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (RYDY)
Recognizes the competence and activities of younger dietitians in KCDA and encourages their continued participation in Association affairs. RYDYs will be a resource from which the leadership of the Association will develop at the district, state, and national levels.

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Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year (RDTY)
Recognizes the professional contributions of dietetic technicians in KCDA and encourages their continued participation in Association affairs

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Emerging Dietetic Leader (EDL)
The purpose of this award is to recognize the competence and activities of KCDA dietitians regardless of their age, who have made distinctive contributions early in their dietetics careers to AND, state or local associations.

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Lifetime Achievement Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize the professional contributions of the experiences, long-practicing dietitians and to acknowledge their contributions over an extended period of time, to professional practice, to mentoring activities, and professional or community volunteer work.

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KCDA awards the following student scholarships:

$500 Sevie Nelson Scholarship to a deserving Nutrition and Dietetic Student. Must be a student of the AND and a KCDA member to qualify for this scholarship.

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Awards & Scholarships are awarded at our

Annual Sevie Nelson Scholarship and Awards Banquet each Spring. 

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