1997 Scholarship Winners

Airbus Industrie, N.A. - Two Leadership Awards
Tricia Curtis-Lapacek, West Lafayette, Indiana
Melanie Neumier, Paw Paw, Michigan

American Airlines - Three MD-80 type ratings
Dawn Kusic, Defiance, Ohio
Sonya Laxo, Forestville, California
Holly Pemberton, Woodland, California

Aviation Technical Publishers - Maintenance Technician of the Year Award
Chris Leonard, West Chester, Pennsylvania

FlightSafety - Cessna Citation Type Rating
Sandra McGettigan, Bedford, Texas

FlightSafety - Manitenance/Avionics Training
Leslie Stewart, West Lafayette, Indiana

Flight Training Magazine
Paula Blanton of Danville, Virginia
Jennifer Doering of Moses Lake, Washington

Northwest Airlines - Type rating in aircraft of recipient's choice
Audrey Cook, Whitmore Lake, Michigan

SimuFlite - Cessna Citation type rating
Laura Babar, South Amboy, New Jersey

United Airlines - Type rating of winner's choice
Jessica Pasmore, Lafayette, Indiana

Women in Aviation International cash awards
Victoria Moore, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Rita Lynn Hood, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sandra Watkins, Waco, Texas


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