Tori Williams is a first-generation pilot on her way to becoming a professional aviator. She earned her Private Pilot certificate a few weeks after her 18th birthday, and is currently working on her Instrument, Multi-Engine, CFI, and Commercial ratings at Eastern Kentucky University.
"The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air."
— Wilbur Wright
EKU Aviation students visited the world's largest package delivery company - Louisville hub - on Friday, April 22. Seventeen students toured the facility and received a briefing about the UPS Worldport operation before being separated into two groups.
The Henry Martin Scholarship, a $500 cash award, was presented to Mr. Tony L. Hoskins at the Eastern Kentucky University Scholars Day Assembly on Friday, April 15, 2016. Hoskins, a senior non-traditional student from Richmond, Ky., majoring in Aerospace Technology and Aviation Professional Flight, was also inducted into the Society at a formal ceremony later that afternoon.
The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots offers Scholarship Opportunities for aviation students. Scholarship applications for this year's program are now being accepted. Many of these scholarship opportunities will be of interest to students enrolled in the EKU Aviation program. Please consider letting the 99s help you achieve your aviation dreams.
Photo caption - Back left to right: Sam Elliott, Corey Oney, Lucas Chowning, Matthew Jones, Luke Easley, Eric Jameson. Front left to right: Zach Coffaro, Ethan Jones, Stuart Roman, Jeffery Zotter, Douglas Newman.