"Family and education are some of the most important things to me, and that is what the O'Shaughnessys highlight with this scholarship.  I am beyond grateful to be a part of this family they created."

Kael Conrady


United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD

High School:

Valley Center High School, 2023
Valley Center, KS

Activities and Interests:

Kael J. Conrady was born to Judy and Tobias Conrady.  His parents both served in the military.  Their military service taught them diligence, excellence, and morality.  They instilled these same values in him.  Kael has three older sisters: Arcilia, Caleigh and Kinley and two younger brothers, Octavian and Kamron.

Kael attends the United States Naval Academy. He has always loved this country and holds dearly the freedoms that it supplies. He believes that to serve his country whilst also pursuing a life of learning is a priceless opportunity. Kael is most interested in STEM. Following this interest, he plans to pursue a major in Mathematics with a minor in Chinese or Japanese.  

During his time at the academy, Kael will serve a prosthelytizing mission through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He has held numerous leadership positions in his church and learned to collaborate with a diverse group of people. Additionally, he attended seminary during his four years of high school enabling him to simultaneously receiving a theological education.

He has had the opportunity to tutor many of his peers in varying subjects and enjoys learning by teaching.  Kael firmly believes that the education received when in the service of others is more valuable and important than any other.  He plans to eventually pursue a teaching role in his later years.