The AMC was pleased to present its inaugural Phoebe Omlie scholarship, an award named in honor of the first woman to hold a US aviation mechanic’s certificate.
Educational institution team competitors were encouraged to apply; a total of $6,000 in scholarships were awarded to the following students--
AMC scholarship committee chair Loretta Alkalay facilitated application review which resulted in the selection of recipients that "demonstrated a track record of accomplishments as aviation maintenance students, as evidenced by their academic transcripts, letters of recommendation and personal essays." Alkalay went on to say that "among the many talented applicants, the four award winners stood out as embodying the passion, diligence and drive that made Phoebe Omlie an aviation pioneer and role model for future generations of aviation mechanics."
The AMC will accept applications for the 2018 scholarship. Stay tuned for more information.
Scholarship winners Stephen Colton and Lynze Price accept awards from scholarship chair Loretta Alkalay and AMC president John Goglia.
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