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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2013 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship Awards

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, [email protected]

Washington, DC, January 22, 2013 - The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced 14 recipients of the 2013 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship.

These training awards, given in conjunction with annual sponsors, promote the career development of current and aspiring schedulers and dispatchers. The training awards have been donated courtesy of Airline Ground Schools, Fireside Partners, Frontier, Beyond and Above Corporate Flight Attendant Training, CornerStone Strategies LLC, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, FlightSafety International, Jeppesen, MedAire, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. and NBAA Air Traffic Services.

The following are the recipients of the 2013 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship Awards:

• Kenneth Baylor, The Flight Department USA, Inc.
 Lisa Bue, Best Jets International
• Cindy Davis, Archer Daniels Midland Company
• Marcee Means, Sugarland Airport
• Justin Craig Dillon, Universal Weather and Aviation
• Jeff Dolan, Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc.
• Kailey Dwyer, ConAgra Foods, Inc.
• Lorenzo Flores, TASC, Inc
• Holly Gorsuch, C&S Wholesale Grocers
• Erica Hogetvedt, Thunderbird Aviation
• Corinne McCune, The Home Depot
• Adam Springmeyer, St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Dept.
• Matthew Suedkamp, Georgetown Management, LLC
• Becky Sweezea, Gentex Corporation

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 $501,250 has been awarded to schedulers and dispatchers through this program.

For information about NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee, contact NBAA Director, Educational Development & Strategy Jo Damato at [email protected].

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 9,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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