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NBAA reveals recipients of 2019 S&D scholarship awards

The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Schedulers and Dispatchers will award individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education with $40,400 in scholarship funds.

These recipients were recognized today (January 30) during the 2019 NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, taking place this week at the Henry B Gonzales convention center in San Antonio, Texas.

The NBAA’s Schedulers and Dispatchers committee offers scholarships through two separate programs, specifically promoting professional and career development for schedulers and dispatchers.

The committee offers grants through the scholarship program which can be used for a variety of professional development initiatives and since 1997, more than $700,000 has been awarded through this program.

Funding for the awards was donated by several industry leaders this year. Donations came from DoAC-U-KWIK, Carolina Aviation Professionals Association, Jet Aviation, Million Air, Phillips 66, Collins Aerospace, Signature Flight Support, SkyVector and Universal Weather Aviation.

Kathleen Donnelly, Kimberly Fee, Michael Groenke, Audrey Lambdin, Amy MacPhee, Anita Martin, Emily Stewart and Brandelle Waddle are the recipients of NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers 2019 monetary awards.

The NBAA offers several scholarships, promoting professional development and business aviation careers. The training scholarship program offers opportunities for scholarship recipients to gain access to teaching initiatives.

Photo: NBAA – recipients of the 2017 Schedulers and Dispatchers Scholarship Awards.