HAI's Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship Winners | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 07.25.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.25.14 **
** Airborne 07.23.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.23.14 **
** Airborne 07.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.21.14 **

Sun, Apr 11, 2004

HAI's Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship Winners

The winners of the HAI’s 2003 Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship awards were announced just prior to HELI-EXPO 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Congratulations to the following individuals: Emanuel Perez, Ryan Libech, Rina Slade, Kirk Beres, and Scott Jones.

In first place was Emanuel Perez who chose Agusta. Perez, of Calistoga, California, has experience with Sparrow Aviation in Redding California, as well as with REACH Air Ambulance of Santa Rosa, California. He received his A&P in May 2000 after graduating from Shasta College with a 3.95 GPA.

In second place was Ryan Libech who selected Bell Helicopter. Libech, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has one and a half years experience with STARS Aviation Canada Inc., where he gained experience on BK-117 helicopters. He graduated with a 4.0 GPA from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
 
From left to right: Bill Sanderson and Darlene Piscitello of HAI; Emanuel Perez, first place winner; Ryan Libech, second place winner; and Bob Pierce, Chairman of the Technical Committee. Photo Courtesy of Lagniappe Studio.

In third place was Rina Slade who chose Southern Illinois University. Slade, of Pembroke Pines, Florida, is a sergeant with the Miami Dade Police Department, and supervises four maintenance technicians and four police pilots. She expects to finish the aviation maintenance curriculum at Broward Community College in Spring, 2004.

In fourth place was Kirk Beres who selected MD Helicopters. Beres, of Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania, is on the Dean’s List of the Pennsylvania College of Technology and served as an aviation maintenance intern with Bristol Myers Squibb Flight Department in White Plains, New York, where he gained experience on S-76 helicopters and Gulfstream V aircraft. He received his A&P in May of 2002.

In fifth place was Scott Jones who chose Eurocopter. Jones, of Leavenworth, Kansas, graduated in October 2003 from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Kansas City, Missouri with a 4.0 GPA. He has completed his written exams for the FAA Powerplant and FAA Airframe certificate, and has worked on Bell, Enstrom, and Schweizer helicopters.

FMI: www.rotor.com

Advertisement

More News

Opening Day Is Just Moments Away

AirVenture Is Coming To Life At Wittman Regional Airport There was a high overcast over Wittman Regional Airport Saturday afternoon, and a breeze from west was threatening to bring>[...]

AOPA Exits EFB Market

Apps Will Transition To Outside Company AOPA is exiting the electronic flight bag (EFB) market, and the association’s existing products, the FlyQ EFB iPad application and rel>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.27.14)

"The AEA is thrilled to debut this year's Pilot's Guide to Avionics at AirVenture, and our staff looks forward to giving complimentary copies to all the pilots and aircraft owners >[...]

Polk County FL Sheriff Takes Delivery Of Second MD500E

New Helicopter To Increase Support, Safety And Effectiveness Of Law Enforcement Missions MD Helicopters held a ceremonial delivery of a new MD 500E helicopter for the Polk County, >[...]

New Edition Of AEA's Pilot's Guide To Avionics Available At Oshkosh

Free Distribution Begins At AirVenture Published annually by the Aircraft Electronics Association, the 2014-15 edition of the Pilot's Guide to Avionics will be unveiled with free d>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC