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2nd Annual Scholorships

by on Oct.20, 2016, under News

Every year in Kansas City Kansas for about the last decade GCAP has hosted an annual ammonia safety day.  The last few years proceeds have been used for scholarships for local students from Finney county Kansas.  Thank you all for the support of the safety day.

Two area students have been named the 2nd recipients of the Ronnie Peek Memorial Scholarship for 2016 funded by Garden City Ammonia Program known as GCAP. The scholarship fund, named in memory of 16 year Garden City fire department veteran Ronnie Peek whom died during a training exercise in 2015.

Each recipient has recieved $1,500 scholarship of the 2016/2017 school year.

This is Maria’s second year to to receive the the scholarship and she is in her sophomore year at K-State University studying Psychology.  She is an alumni of Garden City High School and her parent is employed with the Garden City Police Department.

Nicholas is a recent graduate from Garden City High School.  His parents are employed by the Garden City Police Department and Garden City Fire Department.  He will be studying localy at Garden City Community College and plans on becoming a EMT/Paramedic.  He enjoys tennis, computer programming, robotics, and attends Bible Christian Church.

We at GCAP wish you be best for you education and hope in launches you into a rewarding career.

To apply for future scholarships one must be a resident of Finney county and be a child of a current parent whom works for the Garden City police department, Garden City fire department, Finney county EMS, sheriff’s department,  or state patrol department and resides in Finney county.  More info at this link .

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New Engine Room: Making Strides

by on Oct.04, 2016, under News

Ammonia Technician One

The only true technician course in the industry.  Commissioning and decommissioning a 11 screw multi-pressure two stage system, 5 different pressures, and over 25 different loads.

Must have GCAP’s Level I & II credentials and supply a full face ammonia respirator with fit test records.

Course Competencies:

  • IIAR’s: Ammonia Refrigeration Training Guideline (ARTG): Technician Compentencies
  • ANSI/IIAR 5 – 2013: Start-up and Commissioning of Closed Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
  • ANSI/IIAR 8 – 2015: Decommissioning of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

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