January 19, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has announced the award of $25,000 in scholarships to six extraordinary students. NARA initiated the scholarship awards in 2014 with donated funds coming from the Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members.
The NARA Business Aviation Scholarship program was established for university students seeking a career in Business Aviation and, specifically, within the corporate aircraft Sales, Marketing, Finance, Legal and Insurance community. The scholarship winners are chosen from applicants that are full-time graduate and under-graduate students majoring in Corporate Aviation Management, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Systems, Aviation Safety, Finance, Business Marketing, Economics and/or studies that relate to Aviation Business and Management.
“This year we exceeded our expectations with donated funds hitting the $25,000 mark for the NARA Scholarship program,” commented Anthony “Tony” Kioussis, President of Asset Insight, Inc. and Chairman of the NARA scholarship committee. “The aviation students that were selected are very deserving and NARA is committed to investing in future leaders of our aviation industry”
The six 2016 scholarship winners include: Wendylie Alix, Joshua Chancey, Thomas Emery, Christopher Daniels, and Samantha Lindholm, all attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and Chasity Robinson, who is seeking a graduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University.
“On behalf of all the NARA members, we congratulate these outstanding students on their awards and we are very proud to help support them in their future aviation endeavors,” stated Johnny Foster, NARA Chairman and President & CEO of OGARAJETS.
NARA is a professional trade association comprised of selected aircraft sales and brokerage businesses that are NARA Certified and aircraft product/services companies that adhere to the highest professional standards. Promoting the growth and public understanding of the aircraft resale industry, NARA’s members abide by an elite 14-point Code of Ethics that provides standards of business conduct regarding aircraft transactions. For more information about NARA, its members and its code of ethics, visit the NARA website at www.NARAaircraft.com