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Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 15, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), through NBAA Charities, offers a wide range of scholarships that support young people seeking careers in business aviation. This week at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), students will be receive the following awards:
UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship
The UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship is named for the founder of Aviation Personnel International, who has been active in the aviation community for decades and has served as the local committee chair of NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. This year’s recipients are:
Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management Scholarship
The Conklin Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Al Conklin, a U.S. Air Force veteran, business aviation leader and member of NBAA’s Operations Committee.
This year’s recipient is Leonard Nalbone, a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University who is majoring in aviation business administration. Nalbone is a commercial pilot, as well as an airframe and powerplant technician. Nalbone been the partner and general manager at Jamestown Aviation Company, LLC in Jamestown, NY since 2006.
William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship
The Fanning Scholarship recognizes individuals who are studying to enter the field of business aviation maintenance. The scholarship is named in honor of retired NBAA staff member William M. Fanning, who was active in maintenance issues during his nearly 20-year tenure at the association.
This year’s recipients are:
Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship
The Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship was created in 2001 by NBAA Charities, along with the family and friends of the late Lawrence Ginocchio, to honor his outstanding personal contribution to business aviation. This year’s recipients are:
Eddie Queen Business Aviation Management Scholarship
Along with Signature Flight Support, NBAA Charities created the Eddie Queen Business Aviation Management scholarship to honor the memory of Eddie Queen, a Signature Flight Support line service technician for 58 years.
This year’s recipient is Anna Romer, a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University who is majoring in aviation maintenance management with a minor in aviation safety. Romer is a private pilot and airframe and powerplant technician with an inspection authorization.
To learn more about the numerous scholarship opportunities offered by NBAA Charities, contact Tyler Austin, project manager of professional development, at (202) 783-9267 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.
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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 10,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.
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