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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2009 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship
Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, [email protected]
Washington, DC, January 15, 2009 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced the seven recipients of the Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship. These training awards, given in conjunction with annual sponsors, promote the career development of current and aspiring schedulers and dispatchers. ExxonMobil Aviation and the Avitats, Signature Flight Support, Universal Weather and Aviation Inc., Chevron Global Aviation, Atlantic Aviation, Air BP Aviation Services, Jeppesen DataPlan and AC-U-KWIK, proudly sponsor the awards this year.
The following are the recipients of the 2009 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship:
- Denise Costa of American Express/National Express
- Raymond Damien of Eagle Aviation – France
- Jennifer Hess of Citigroup
- Woodley Jumis, student
- Monique Kendall of Jetworks
- Joe Mayer of Alpha Flying
- Kyle Short of Delta AirElite
NBAA's S&D Committee offers scholarships through two separate but related programs that specifically promote professional and career development for business aviation schedulers and dispatchers.
The Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship Program, initiated in 2004, offers opportunities for scholarship recipients to gain access to hands-on teaching initiatives.
Through a separate Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Program, the Committee offers cash grants, which can be used for a variety of professional development initiatives. Since 1997, more than $300,000 has been awarded to schedulers and dispatchers through this program.
For information about NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee, contact NBAA Director, Operations & Educational Development Jo Damato at [email protected].
NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information about NBAA scholarships or to download application forms, contact NBAA Director, Operations Jay Evans at [email protected] or visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.
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