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NBAA Announces Flight Attendant Scholarship Winners

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, June 20, 2002 - The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Flight Attendants Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2002 NBAA Flight Attendant Scholarship. The scholarship awards were presented during the NBAA 7th Annual Flight Attendants Conference, held June 14 and 15 in Nashville, TN. A total of 11 sponsors provided scholarship awards for 21 recipients.

Recipients are listed below, along with a description of each winner’s award and sponsor.

  • Denise Accad, Delta Airlines – Initial Flight Attendant Cabin Safety Course, provided by Flight Safety International and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • Lutricia Alexander – Initial Training Course in the Management of Inflight Illness and Injury, provided by MedAire Inc.
  • Carolyn Buekes – Three-Day Open Sea Training Course, provided by STARK Survival Co. Inc.
  • Abu-Baker Bukenya, Rwanda Airlines – Initial Flight Attendant Training Session, provided by Flight Safety International
  • Rosa de la Cruz – Inflight Emergency Medical and Defibrillator Training Session, provided by AirCare International
  • Lucy del Real, freelance – Initial Training Course in the Management of Inflight Illness and Injury, provided by MedAire Inc.
  • Brian Dougherty – Initial Flight Attendant Training Session, provided by Flight Safety International
  • Deborah Elam – Initial Flight Attendant Cabin Safety Course, provided by Flight Safety International and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • Maureen Ann Hagner, freelance – Inflight Emergency Medical and Defibrillator Training Session, provided by AirCare International
  • Leah Holleran – Corporate Flight Attendant Training Class, provided by Susan C. Friedenberg Corporate Flight Attendant Training Program
  • Lynda Kelton, Bombardier Aerospace – Crewmember Emergency Procedures Training Session, provided by FACTS Training International
  • Darina Khlopitkko – Inflight Emergency Medical and Defibrillator Training Session, provided by AirCare International
  • Karen A. Kreppein – $2,000 for Contract Flight Attendant Professional Development, provided by the William J. von Liebig Foundation
  • Clara Lewis, Off the Square & Rittenhouse, Inc. – Initial General Emergency Duties Training Session, provided by Survival Systems Training, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Mettler, Hawkaire – Emergency and Service Training Session, provided by Inflight Excellence
  • Rossie Mize – Initial General Emergency Duties Training Session, provided by Survival Systems Training, Inc.
  • Dana L. Morgenthaler – Emergency and Service Training Session, provided by Inflight Excellence
  • Patricia Naus, T-Bird Aviation – One Food Safety Training Program, provided by Castle Kitchens
  • Jennifer Regel – Corporate Flight Attendant Training Class, provided by Susan C. Friedenberg Corporate Flight Attendant Training Program
  • Evonn Reiersen – Inflight Emergency Medical and Defibrillator Training Session, provided by AirCare International
  • Sara von Casares – Crewmember Emergency Procedures Training Session, provided by FACTS Training International

The NBAA Flight Attendants Committee is dedicated to promoting education and training as a means for corporate flight attendants/flight technicians to enhance their professional careers. For more information about the Committee, visit the NBAA web site at www.nbaa.org/committees/fltatt.

NBAA offers nine scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, visit the NBAA web site at www.nbaa.org/scholarships.

NBAA represents the aviation interests of more than 7,100 companies which own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world's largest display of civil aviation products and services.

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