Pictured (L-R):Alisia Lira, Doug Koons (Scholarship Committee Member) and Darian Balser.

by Vickie Vandenbelt, EAA Secretary

The Experimental Aircraft Association-Chapter 55 of Mason has named five students as recipients of their Newberry Aviation Scholarship for 2019.  

Aaron Taylor and Anthony Guthrie are students in the Flight Training Program at Eastern Michigan University.  They were each awarded a scholarship in the amount of $600.

Alisia Lira was awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,500 and Darian Balser was awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Alisia and Darian are both students in the Lansing Community College School of Aviation Technology located at Mason Jewett Field, Mason, MI.  

EAA Chapter 55 has a long standing commitment to support educational opportunities for students seeking aviation careers.  These students were chosen based on a combination of academic achievement and defined goals for the future.  The Chapter raises funds to support their scholarship program by hosting a pancake breakfast in June and Mason Aviation Day in August.  Additional information about the chapter and their fund raising events can be found at www.eaa55.org


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