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2017-2018 Youth Scholarships Recipients Announced


After a record-setting 37 applications, the Youth/Junior Scholarship Committee had a very difficult job to select this year's recipients from a pool of excellent candidates. The committee would like to congratulate the following for this year:

SSA Dennis Purduski Flight Training Scholarship

Pre-solo, ages 13-19, $1250 initially + $750 after solo

  • Booker Atkins
  • Rachel Rosenzweig
  • Cameron Kemppainen

Costello Insurance Primary Training Youth Scholarship

Pre or post-solo, ages 14-22, $1250 initially + $750 after solo/written

  • Joelle Sherbeck
  • Walter W. Young III

 SSA Flight Training Scholarship

Pre or post-solo, ages 13-22, $1250 initially + $750 after solo/written

Funded this year by Richard Maleady, Phil Umphres, John Godfrey, and Hank Nixon

  • Josh Zschiesche
  • Chloe Williams
  • Victoria Ervin

Bultman Youth Flight Scholarship

Post-solo, ages 14-22, $1000 for advanced training

  • Robert Estagin
  • Griffin Schwarz

If you weren't selected, don't be discouraged - there are more scholarships for this year! Keep an eye on the SSA Cadet Scholarships page (http://www.ssa.org/Youth?show=blog&id=2388) for the 2018 application.



Posted: 3/7/2018