Three aspiring aviation professionals were each awarded $3,000 in CABA Scholarship funds at the 11th Annual CABA/Signature Flight Support Golf Tournament held on June 15 at Black Bear Golf Club in Parker.
The 2017 recipients are Ms. Kayla Hachen, Mr. Ryan Cannon, and Ms. Jenna Coffman.
the three students continue their studies, all have a passion and a drive for
aviation. Furthermore, these students
show how vast aviation is and how it can be used to save lives, provide relief
efforts, and even enhance business.
First, Ms. Coffman will apply her
scholarship to flight training with Aspen Flying Club at Centennial Airport in
Englewood, Colorado, intending to become a medical flight pilot. She was in Civil Air Patrol training in California during the golf tournament and unavailable for photos.
Hachen (pictured at right) plans to become a pilot flying international supply relief missions, and
will use her scholarship for flight training with Western Air Flight Academy at
Rocky Mountain Metro Airport in Broomfield, Colorado.
Finally, Mr. Cannon (pictured at left) is a sophomore at Spartan
College of Aeronautics & Technology in Broomfield, Colorado, where his
scholarship will assist him to complete training as an Airframe and Powerplant
Technician. He will then continue on to
a career as a maintenance technician in business aviation.
CABA Scholarships were established in 2011 and are awarded to help support
selected students or individuals with advancement of a career in aviation. To date, the CABA Scholarships have provided a
total of $36,500 in financial assistance to 19 men and women pursuing careers
All aviation-related career
tracks are eligible including, but not limited to: pilot, aircraft maintenance,
airport operations, and management. Applicants are evaluated by CABA’s Education
and Outreach Committee, and recipients are selected based on their demonstrated
dedication to an aviation-related career, scholastic transcripts, financial
need, and recommendations from professional and/or faculty mentors.
Visit the CABA Scholarships page for application information and materials.