2014 Aerospace Leadership Scholarship Awardees

The Spaatz Association is proud to announce its 2014 Aerospace Leadership Scholarship winners.

Six scholarships were were presented at the 2014 Spaatz Association Mid Winter Dinner and Awards Gala on 1 March 2014.  Scholarships are intended to be used primarily to bring a cadet from solo to his/her private pilot’s license.  A limited amount of the scholarship may also be used to attend a CAP leadership activity, or to serve in a leadership position at a suitable CAP activity.

Name Unit Scholarship
C/Maj Tyler Hoover Coastal Charleston Composite Squadron, SC Wing Colonel Louisa S. Morse, CAP, Endowed Scholarship
C/1Lt Antonio Jasso Grand Rapids Composite Squadron, MN Wing Colonel Louisa S. Morse, CAP, Endowed Scholarship
C/Col John Robertson Iredell Composite Squadron, NC Wing Colonel Douglas C. Roach, USAF, Named Scholarship
C/2Lt Joshua Bauerle Livingston Composite Squadron, MI Wing General Carl A. Spaatz, USAF, Sponsored Scholarship
C/1Lt Jason T Blanco Flying Castle Composite Squadron, OK Wing Brigadier General Paul M. Bergman, CAP, Sponsored Scholarship
C/2Lt Nathan Legaspi El Monte Composite Squadron 21, CA Wing Brigadier General Paul M. Bergman, CAP, Sponsored Scholarship

Endowed scholarships are named for a donor who has made a significant contribution to the Association. A scholarship endowment is designed to either fund a scholarship in perpetuity (as is the case with the Morse Endowment) or for an extended number of years (10+ years) by drawing down principal.  Sponsored scholarships are named for a donor who makes made a recurring, annual scholarship contribution (such as the General Carl A. Spaatz scholarship graciously donated each year since 2003 by Ms. Carla Spaatz-Thomas, and the and the Paul Bergman scholarships donated by Mr. Brian Campbell in 2012, 2013, and 2014).

Watch www.spaatz.org for updates on our winner’s progress toward their private tickets and more information on the 2015 Scholarship Season.  The 2015 scholarship application window will open on 1 August 2014.

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