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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2008 Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship

Contact: Dan Hubbard at (202) 783-9360 or dhubbard@nbaa.org

WASHINGTON, DC, June 30, 2008 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Flight Attendants Committee recognized the 48 recipients of the 2008 NBAA Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship at the Association's 13th Annual Flight Attendants Conference, which drew 276 business aviation professionals to Tucson, AZ on June 27 and 28.

NBAA and its Flight Attendants Committee promote education and training as a means for business aviation flight attendants and flight technicians to enhance their professional careers. The 2008 awards are made possible by the following sponsors:
  • AirCareInternational
  • AirCulinaire
  • ASI Group
  • Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training
  • Bombardier Aerospace Corporation
  • Castle Kitchens Ltd.
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Cornerstone Strategies, LLC
  • Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan C. Friedenberg
  • The Corporate School of Etiquette
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia
  • Dassault FalconJet
  • FACTS
  • Flight Crews Unlimited
  • FlightSafety International
  • GA Food Safety Professionals
  • Jet Professionals, LLC
  • M Foods
  • MedAire, Inc.
  • Pelham Specialty Training, Inc.
  • STARK Survival Company, Inc.
  • Survival Systems USA, Inc.
In the following list, scholarship recipient names are accompanied by sponsor names and/or award descriptions.
  • Patricia Adams – MedAire, Inc.
  • Chris Bader – Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan C. Friedenberg
  • Kelly Barfield  – The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia
  • James Bucci – M Foods, $1,000
  • Tonya Buchman – FlightSafety International Recurrent CPR/AED Training
  • Cherly Bullister – FlightSafety International Recurrent Cabin Attendant Training
  • Heather Carter – Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training
  • Dana Cashman – Culinary Institute of America
  • Tamara Cullum – Pelham Specialty Training, Inc.
  • Michell Cyr – STARK Survival Company, Inc.
  • Mary Davis – Jet Professionals, $1,500
  • Adam Deal – FlightSafety International Advanced Cabin Training
  • Gail Del Bianco-Frye – Bombardier Aerospace Corporation,$1,500
  • Barbara Desmaris – Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan Friedenberg
  • Tina Doran – Corporate School of Etiquette
  • Debra Dreyer – Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training
  • Richard Duma – Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan Friedenberg
  • Shelia Eiler – FlightSafety International Service Excellence Training
  • Diana Esposito – Air Culinare, $1,000
  • Felissa Eve – FlightSafety International CPR/AED Initial Training
  • Robert Fries – Castle Kitchens Ltd.
  • Julie Furmanzyk – FACTS Recurrent Training
  • Bridget Gilchrist – Survival Systems USA, Inc.
  • Samantha Giolibzuch – FlightSafety International General Emergency Training
  • Kimberly Goesling – STARK Survival Company, Inc.
  • Cynthia Hillock – Castle Kitchens Ltd.
  • Donald Jackson – Survival Systems USA, Inc.
  • Lisa Jessie – FlightSafety International Advanced Cabin Training
  • Nina Jonas – Flight Crews Unlimited
  • Suzanne Kelly – FlightSafety International CPR/AED Recurrent Training
  • Jacqueline Kulas – GA Food Safety Professionals
  • Karen Kurtz – MedAire, Inc.
  • Judy Lungbill – Cornerstone Stategies, LLC
  • Janet Macey – FlightSafety International CPR/AED Initial Training
  • Ann Marie Maloney – FlightSafety International Service Excellence Training
  • Janet Marx – FlightSafety International Recurrent Cabin Attendant Training
  • Robert Morrison – GA Food Safety Professionals
  • Vanessa Nachtman – MedAire, Inc.
  • Pearl Napoles – AirCare International
  • Dawn Nicholls – ConocoPhillips, $1,000
  • Marilyn Oehler – ASI Group
  • Traci Payne – Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training
  • Bridget Stoll – Dassault Falcon Jet, $500
  • April Tracey – FlightSafety International Initial Cabin Attendant Training
  • Lucinda Trozze – FACTS Initial Emergency Procedures Training
  • John Williams – Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training
  • Tamara Jo Williams – MedAire, Inc.
  • Carol Zybach – FlightSafety International General Emergency Training
The NBAA Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship is administered by NBAA and its Flight Attendants Committee, which exists to assist business aviation flight attendants in their roles as crewmembers aboard business aircraft. For more information about the Committee, visit www.nbaa.org/committees/fltatt.

Review the agenda of the 2008 Flight Attendants Conference online at web.nbaa.org/public/cs/fltatt/2008.

NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, visit the NBAA web site at www.nbaa.org/scholarships.

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