We all met for lunch to review how the Second Annual High School Aviation Challenge went in May 2023 and plan for the next annual event in April 2024. New to our group this year is Stacy Brown and Tim Vinson.
From lower left clockwise around table, Stacy Brown, pilot and flight Instructor at Starr’s Mill High School, `Liz Porter, pilot and TEFGA Board Member, Patrick Joyce, pilot and TEFGA Board Member, Greg Salloum, pilot and flight instructor at Alliance Academy, Linda Minor, pilot and flight instructor at Maxwell Technical High School, Mike Grier, pilot Delta Air Lines, Scott Dubee, pilot and flight instructor at Cherokee County College and Career Academy, Tim Vinson, Program Specialist at Georgia Department of Education.
On June 7th 8th &,9th, Camp Trade and Industry will be held again this year at the Golden Aisles College and Career Academy in Brunswick. Registration is through The Resource Network https://www.ctaern.org/connect/ . There will be 20 hours of instruction during the three days of instruction.
The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (2020) ranks Georgia fourth for United States for MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) employment. In total, the state has more than 22,000 MRO employees split between civilian and military operations. There are over 5,000 commercial pilots, 5,000 flight attendants and 1,100 air traffic controllers based in Georgia.
Congratulations to the five finalists who competed in the Skills/Georgia Marine Technology competition at the Gainesville campus of Lanier Technical College on Tuesday, February 14th. Hans Metz, Program Director & Instructor of Marine Engine Technology Training in marine technology is available at Lanier Technical College – Gainesville Marine Engine Technology - Lanier Technical College and it is covered by the Hope Grant.