Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields is all about giving back to his community through various aspects including his "Will To Succeed" Foundation. Discovery Homeschool Academy has partnered with Will Shields 68’s Indoor Facility to bring a new DHA location into Kansas. Will has a strong desire to impact the youth in our community to reach beyond their potential in all aspects of life. We are very excited in this partnership to impact homeschool families with all that DHA has to offer in Overland Park, Kansas


  • Walter Payton Man of the Year (2003)+++
  • Walter Camp Man Of The Year +++
  • Missouri Sports Hall of Fame (2009)
  • Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame 2012
  • Pro Football Hall Of Fame 2015

Philanthropist Awards +++

  • Teammates Champion Award 2013
  • Sports Alliance “sportsmanship  award” 1999
  • Mid America Education Hall Of Fame (2001)
  • 2004 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Tribute to a Champion Award”
  • 2003 Byron”Whizzer” White Award
  • Senia & Will Shields Council on Philanthropy “Philanthropist of the year”  (2005)
  • JB Award (2004)
  • Henry B Iba Award
  • Southtown Foundation “The American Citizen Award”
  • Synergy Service “Kindness Award”

Shields has been inducted into the 

Nebraska Hall of Fame, 

Missouri Hall of Fame, 

College Football Hall of Fame, 

Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame, 

2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame 

2016 University of Nebraska hall of Fame.

Read more about Will Shields at the Pro Football Hall of Fame website:

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