Archive for Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Student earns $5,000 scholarship

September 14, 2005

Nancy Milleret, Linwood , received this year's Aviation Insurance Association scholarship, worth $5,000.

Milleret was chosen from 95 applicants for the award.

A Tonganoxie High graduate, Milleret is a senior at Kansas State University-Salina, majoring in airway science professional pilot with a minor in business.

She worked with Steve Fossett's team in planning Fossett's GlobalFlyer flight around the world and was in mission control during the flight.

She is an ambassador for K-State's College of Technology and Aviation and works as a flight instructor for K-State at Salina.

She holds a commercial pilot certificate, CFI, CFII, and multi-engine rating.

Milleret also is actively involved in Women in Aviation International.

After college she plans to pursue a career in corporate aviation or in a fractional operation.

In order to be eligible for the award, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate aviation degree program at a University Aviation Association (UAA) member institution.

Students must have completed at least 45 college credits, 15 of which must be aviation courses. Applicants must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

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