All APA-Kansas members are invited to nominate a person, group, institution, or organization for one of the APA Kansas Chapter Awards. Awards are made in the following categories:
- Ad Astra Award, for an individual or institution making a significant long-term contribution to the field of planning in Kansas.
- Pioneer Award, recognizing creativity and innovation in using planning to meet a community need or solve a public problem, in urban or rural areas.
- Sodbuster Award, recognizing an individual, appointed official, or an elected official who has advanced or promoted the cause of planning in the public arena.
- New Horizon Award, recognizing a student or student group that pushes the boundaries of planning in creative and innovative ways.
Nominations are due August 4, 2017 by 5:00 PM.