Two graduate students from Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus were selected as recipients of Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) Scholarships and recognized this week at the National Business Aircraft Association 2016 convention in Orlando, Fla.
Wendylie Alix won the Executive Jet Management Training Scholarship, and Sarah Gursky won the WCA Career Scholarship, each valued at $2,000. A Falcon 2000 pilot in Columbus, Ohio, Gurksy will graduate with her master’s degree in Corporate Aviation this coming January. Alix is pursuing a Master of Business in Administration in Aviation degree while working full time in Seattle, WA. She aims to be an aviation program manager.
Learn more about Women in Corporate Aviation, as well as the upcoming 28th-annual International Women in Aviation conference in 2017.
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