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Kiski Area Education Foundation

 For every student...
Life is full of promise through education.
2024 Student Scholarship Awards and Innovative Education Opportunity Grants coming soon!
The Kiski Area Education Foundation appreciates your support!


Dear Friends and Supporters of the Kiski Area Education Foundation,
The Kiski Area Education Foundation raises funds for scholarships for Kiski Area seniors. Scholarships are an essential step in the journey into higher education.
Donations to the Foundation are always accepted and appreciated. Should you wish to donate to this worthwhile endeavor, please specify “student scholarships” in the memo of your check. The address is Kiski Area Education Foundation, 200 Poplar Street, Vandergrift, PA 15690.
Thank you for your continued support.  
KAEF Board of Trustees
2023 KAEF Student Scholarship Awards
Congratulations to the following students!

KAEF Scholarship

Aubrey Carion

Riley Koziatek

Ethan Ledbetter

Olivia Shrag

Angela Tucker

Collin R. Feeney Memorial Scholarship

Ethan Beck 

 Jeff McAfoose Memorial Scholarship 

 Brynn Bires

Jaime Vick Moran Memorial Scholarship

Isabella DeVito

Louis V. and Joyce S. Slivan Memorial Scholarship

Connor Flemm

Ryan Neff

Henderson Scholarship

Payton Buffone

Ashley Morabito Scholarship

Connor Kirkland

2023 Innovative Educational Opportunity Grants
A Zen Zone - Lonya Bartosiewicz
First Graders Seeking Science in Our World - Valerie Pittman
Cavalier Staff Zen Den - Jessie Wien
Save-A-Life! CPR and AED Training - Erin Witucki
Kiski Area Education Foundation
What is it?
A non-profit community organization.

Who is it?
It’s people like you: alumni of Kiski Area, parents, fans, business and community leaders,
and school personnel.

The purpose of the K.A.E.F. is to develop, promote, and finance programs and projects
for the betterment of our students.
Student Scholarships

Teacher Mini-Grants

Technology for Classrooms

What a great idea!

Board of Trustees
Cassi Heinle, President
Dr. John Meighan, Interim Vice President
Richard Liberto, Treasurer
Annie Briscoe, Secretary
Dr. Jason Lohr, Superintendent
Joe Steeves, KAEA President
Todd Sterlitz, School Board Representative
Rob Feeney
Ron Ferrara
Lura Flick
Dianne Haney 
Shawn Love
Kathy Starr
Donald Toy

Mission Statement
The Kiski Area Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization comprised of community representatives from education, business, industry, and alumni.

Its focus is to acquire and distribute resources to further the educational, cultural, and recreational experiences of Kiski Area students and members of the Kiski Area community.

THANK YOU to the Kiski Area School District Community for their generous support of KASD students.
Upcoming Meetings
July 16, 2024
September 10, 2024
November 12, 2024
Meetings are held at 4PM in the Central Administration Board Room. (Schedule is subject to change.)