Flying Musicians Award 2018 Solo Scholarship Recipients

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has announced their 2018 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – John Laughman of Pleasant Hill, Ohio and Nathan Nothelle of Imlay City, Michigan. Nominations from all across the United States and Canada made the selection difficult. John Zapp, co-founder and President of FMA, said, “Every nominee was spectacular, but we had […]

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Aero Club Foundation of Washington Awards First Annual Scholarship to TransSTEM Academy Student

The Aero Club Foundation of Washington has selected TransSTEM Academy student J’La Carroll as its first annual scholarship recipient. Carroll has attended Washington D.C.’s TransSTEM Academy at the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus since she was in ninth-grade, where she is a regular participant in the Foundation’s brown bag luncheon series. In her application essay, […]

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U.S. Department of Education Partners with Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to Launch “She Can” STEM Summer Camp

Continuing its efforts to emphasize the value and importance of education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the U.S. Department of Education has partnered with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to launch the “She Can” Summer Camp. “I’d like to thank the President for donating his salary to the Department, which enabled […]

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GAMA Announces 2018 Aviation Design Challenge Winning Teams

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has announced that Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career and Technical Center in Cheektowaga, New York, is the winner of the sixth annual Aviation Design Challenge and St. Croix Lutheran Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the second-place winner. The Design Challenge, created in 2013, promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]

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MORE THAN 70 SCHOOLS SET TO IMPLEMENT AOPA’S HIGH SCHOOL AVIATION STEM CURRICULUM

More than 70 schools will implement the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (AOPA) high school aviation science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year. AOPA’s aviation STEM curriculum is the first-of-its-kind, and will offer students comprehensive, four-year aviation study options aligned with rigorous math and science standards used in many states […]

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GAMA Announces Second-Place Prize for 2018 Aviation Design Challenge

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced the addition of a prize for the high school team that places second in the 2018 GAMA Aviation Design Challenge, GAMA’s annual competition to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills through aviation education in U.S. high schools. The second-place team will receive a two-day STEM […]

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