New NAAA President Brenda Watts accepts the president’s gavel box from Rick Boardman in one of his final gestures as president during the closing ceremony of NAAA’s 2015 convention.
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – DECEMBER 27, 2015 – The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is pleased to announce that ROB ASLESEN of Imperial, Neb., has been awarded the 2015 John Robert Horne Memorial Award in recognition of his exemplary flight safety record as a young agricultural aviation pilot. Aslesen was honored at NAAA’s national convention in Savannah, Ga., on Dec. 10 at the NAAA Awards Ceremony. Read details in The NATA Voice
Nebraska Department of Aeronautics Aviation Art Contest 2016
Since 1986, the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics has sponsored an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of our youth. The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participate in aeronautics, engineering, math and science. There are three age categories of contestants: 6-9, 10-13 and 14-17 for boys and girls.
The 2016 theme is “Air Sports and Nature in Harmony”.
Entries for the contest need to be submitted to the Department of Aeronautics and postmarked by January 22, 2016.
An awards ceremony will be held in Lincoln during April 2016, recognizing state, national and international winning students for their accomplishments. Read details in The NATA Voice
2016 NATA Scholarships Application Packets Now Available
The 2016 NATA scholarships are available to any Nebraska high school senior or individual continuing thier education.
Applications must be received by March 15, 2016.
A $1,000 and $500 scholarship presented by the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association are awarded to any high school senior or individual who is a resident of the state of Nebraska continuing their education and a full time student.
The scholarship is for one year and is nonrenewable.
All applications with essay of minimum of 400 words typed and double spaced must be received by March 15, 2016.