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2005 Scholarship Winners

Airbus Leadership Award
Michelle Bartleman Loscher, Anchorage, Alaska
Kelly Ann Wardlaw, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Airbus Type Rating
Leslie Carlisle, Parkville, Missouri
Cassandra Nelson, Avondale, Arizona

Aircraft Electronics Association Scholarship:
Allison Cook, Davidsonville, Maryland

Airline Dispatch Federation Scholarship by Airline Ground Schools
Joanna Sweere, Kansas City, Missouri
Sara Cullinan, San Antonio, Texas

Amelia Earhart Society
Grace McGhee, Oxford, Michigan

AOPA Flight Training Magazine Scholarships:
Karlie Beth Buntin, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Laurie Jessup, Janesville, Wisconsin

ASTAR Air Cargo
Tara Pratz, Clifton, New Jersey

ATP Aircraft Technical Publishers Maintenance Technician of Year Award
Lori DiMarco

Bobbi Trout Memorial Scholarship:
Sara Catto, Mokelumne Hill, California

Boeing Career Enhancement
Margaret Murphy, Cloverdale, Indiana
Meghan Kruger, Orlando, Florida

Bombardier CRJ200 Flight Training Course Scholarship
Cindy Langford, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bombardier Lear 31A Flight Training Course Scholarship
Gina Victoria Mallin, Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Carin Counihan, Anchorage, Alaska

CAE Simuflite King Air C90 Initial Flight Training Scholarship
Danielle Grieco, Providence, Rhode Island

CAE Simuflite Citation Initial Flight Training Scholarship
Rani J. Hobgood, Alexandria, Virginia

Cessna Citation Type Rating
Andora Lin Vrooman, O'Fallon, Illinois

Cessna Private Pilot Course
Kailey Anne Dwyer, Omaha, Nebraska

Continental Airlines Scholarships:
Monica Lea Frain, Greenback, Tennessee
Kari Degurse, Hebron, Kentucky

Continental ExpressJet Airlines And FlightSafety EMB-145 Type Training Scholarships
Erin Miller, Woodbridge, Virginia
Wendy O'Malley, Oakland, California

Cornelia Fort Scholarship
Nancy "Lianne" Boileau

Dassault Falcon Scholarship
Jessica "Bailey" Ryan, Cordova, Tennessee

Delta Connection Academy Training Scholarship:
Rachel Denise Thomas, Orlando, Florida

Delta Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship
Lauren N. Agne, Otswega, Michigan

Delta Aircraft Maintenance Training Scholarship
David A. Zaworski, Newark, Texas

Delta Business/Maintenance Management Scholarship
Irena C. Wentzel, Lakewood, Ohio

Delta 737-800 Type Rating Scholarship
Andrea Bertin. Burbank, California
Amy Eddins, Memphis, Tennessee
Alexa Singer. Marblehead, Massachusetts

Elisha Hall Bizzaro Memorial, The Wright WAI Chapter
Dora Gallo, Budapest, Hungary

GAT - Wings to the Future Management Scholarship:
Tashsa Bliss, Stillwater, Oklahoma

If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It Scholarship:
Janna Greenhalgh, Westerly, Rhode Island
Runners-Up:
Vivian Poon, Jersey City, New Jersey
Elisabeth Lewandowski, Vista, California

Kathy K. Hodgkins Memorial Scholarship - Float Plane Training
Erica Muse, Honolulu, Hawaii
Marianne Louise Hall, Naches, Washington

Keep Flying Scholarship:
Jennifer Lea Meiners, Auburn, California
Karlie Beth Buntin, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Maule Tailwheel Training Scholarship:
Miranda Faith Hill, Makanda, Illinois

Mesa Pilot Training Scholarship:
Julia McElroy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pratt & Whitney
Lauren N. Agne, Otsega, Michigan
Kimberly Balcos, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Margaret Murphy, Cloverdale, Indiana
Denise Waters, New York City, New York
Karen Aravich, USAF Reserves, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ride The Sun Air Racing Scholarship
Evelyn Elizabeth Ross, Winfield, Kansas

R-W Foundation
Onyena Benigna Ajuogu

Southwest Airlines 737 Type Rating Scholarships
Nicole Wolfe, Port Orchard, Washington
Himani Patel, LaGrange Park, Illinois

Telex Scholarship
Erin Long, Tucson, Arizona

WAI Management Award
Cherice Phillips, Indianapolis, Indiana

Washington State Chapter Scholarship
Donna Plotz, Chehalis, Washington

Women in Aviation Achievement Awards
Maria Weybrecht, Eastlake, Ohio
Elizabeth Schmidt, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Women in Corporate Aviation Scholarship
Trinity Stanley, Monrovia, California

Women Military Aviators Scholarship
Carole Dawson, Salina, Kansas

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