Students selected for Discovery Flight program to learn about aviation

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thirty-four students interested in a career in aviation have been selected to participate in a program that includes 45 minutes of ground instruction and a 45-minute flight.

Discovery Flight is a program that targets students who are interested in a career in aviation and would like to find out more about the requirements. The aviation industry forecasts a need for pilots and aircraft mechanics in the future as many veteran pilots are scheduled to retire.

The Greenville Downtown Airport and Airwolf Aviation Services are sponsoring the program.

Students selected for the program are:

High schools

• Blue Ridge: Corey Blackwell, Stephen Wooten

• Greer: Locutis Smith, Sarah Zeldin, Benjamin Ravey

• J. L. Mann Academy: Christopher Donovan

• Mauldin: Elizabeth Gort, Alex Creasy, Hunter Hartley

• Woodmont: Alex Tedrow

Middle schools

• Beck: Slate Owen

Blue Ridge: Jansen Dorn, Robert Roser, Keith Lewandowski, Jarrett Lindsey, Hailey Clardy, Samuel Kingsbury, Katelyn Campbell

Bryson: Joseph B. Tanay

Greenville: Parker Dziekan, Sam Henry, Dalston Cordona

League Academy: Eliza Pagel, Tumaiyah James, Zachary Gordon, Rowan Brown, Elijah Barclay, Kyle Sease

Riverside: Janusz Schenk, Noah Leonard, Zach Clawson, Alex Wesolowski, Devin Terpenning

Sevier:  Gabby Harrison



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