ATEC's sister organization, Choose Aerospace--a coalition of stakeholders pursuing greater awareness of opportunities in aviation maintenance--today announced its inaugural slate of scholarship and award recipients.
A host of partner organizations sponsored $25,000 worth of scholarships, textbooks, training systems, and testing fee credits for educators and future aviators. Scholarship donors include the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA), Nida Corporation, AVOTEK, Aircraft Technical Book Company (ATBC) and CertTEC.
Choose Aerospace also provided a $2,500 award funded by the organization’s founding steering committee members: United Airlines, Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air, AAR, PSA Airlines, AVOTEK, Aviation Technical Services, ASA, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, ARSA, the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance, and ATEC.
Congratulations to this year's award winners:
Choose Aerospace $2500 Scholarship: Angelina Kapp, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale
ARSA $1000 Scholarship: Craig Ritzman, Southern Utah University
ASA $1000 Scholarship:
Avotek AMT Series Textbooks:
ATBC EASA Part 66 Study Set:
ASA A&P Textbook & eBook Set: Kathryn Pena, Pima Community College
Avotek Avionics Textbook Set:
CertTEC AET Certification Exam Testing Scholarship: Travis Rabenberg, School of Missionary Aviation Technology
ATBC A&P Textbook Set:
Nida Training System: Middle Tennessee State University
Avotek Dale Hurst Memorial Instructor Scholarship: Carlos Smith, Middle Tennessee State University
An updated compilation of scholarship opportunities once hosted on ATEC's site is now available through Choose Aerospace. The singular resource for aviation technical award opportunities is at chooseaerospace.org/awards.
Stay tuned for updates on everything ATEC members need to know as well as ways that you can help the council and the AMTS community.