NBAA Announces Recipients of 2013 Schedulers and Dispatchers Scholarship Awards

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360,

Washington, DC, January 22, 2013 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced that $41,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to seven individuals in 2013 seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education.

Funding for the awards this year has been provided by: Signature Flight Support, Universal Weather and Aviation Inc., AC-U-KWIK, Jet Aviation, Savoya and Rockwell Collins Flight Information Solutions.

Scholarship award recipients include:

  • Anthony DiBiaseDow Corning Corporation
  • Natalie Garner, Walmart
  • Rebecca Hughes, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
  • Nicholas Kowaleski, Las Vegas Sands
  • Michelle Lussier, CVSCaremark
  • Anna Marron, Jet Pacific, LLC
  • Kimberly Streety, HealthSouth Aviation, LLC

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.

Through the 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.

A separate Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship Program, initiated in 2004, offers opportunities for scholarship recipients to gain access to hands-on teaching initiatives.

For information about NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee, contact NBAA Director, Educational Development & Strategy Jo Damato at

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, Professional Development, Jay Evans at or visit

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