At its 18th Annual Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference, held June 20 to 22 in Washington, D.C., the National Business Aviation Association announced 32 recipients of scholarships valued at $60,000. More than 235 attendees gathered for the two-day conference, which focused on cabin safety, emergency training, cultural awareness and sensitivity training and networking.
The scholarship program is administered by NBAA and its Flight Attendants Committee, and was established to assist business aviation flight attendants/flight technicians in their roles as crewmembers.
The 2013 scholarship sponsor names and award recipients are as follows:
Aircare FACTS Training: Savannah Lasecki and Vanessa Moore; Aramco Associated: Matthew Goodman; ASI Group: Annie Baione; Aviation Catering Consultants: Julie Kozma; Bombardier Aerospace: Patricia Hamrick; CAPS FlightCrew Training: Kyle Marsh and Kristina Conover; ConocoPhillips: Christina DePew; CornerStone Strategies: Clare Rybczynski; Corporate Flight Attendant Training by Susan Friedenberg: Kathleen Lisi and Chantal Gabaldon; The Corporate School of Etiquette (advanced): Tricia Scott;
The Corporate School of Etiquette (aircraft service): Jennifer White; Culinary Institute of America: Bridget Stoll; The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia: Ronald Giannetti; Dassault Falcon Jet: Deborah Brodfeuhrer: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Monique Anderson and Ahmed-Lasana Yusef; Flight Crews Unlimited: Carolyn Ellnicker; FlightSafety International (recurrent): Diane Davy; FlightSafety International (initial): Mark Jackson; FlightSafety International (general emergency): Carol Martin; HEB Grocery: Caroline Chamberlain; Jet Professionals: Brenda Woods; MedAire: Debra Taylor, Erin Ivko, Rachel Thomas and Renee Mayer; Survival Systems USA: John Vogt and Dove George; The Aviation Safety & Security Program, University of Southern California: Johanna Ford.
NBAA offers a number of other scholarships and programs to promote professional development and business aviation careers; for information, visit www.nbaa.org.