New Albany High School student receives Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy scholarship

January 26th, 2020     City schools Featured

Cadet Lt Col Kaylah Dowell, Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at New Albany High School, has been selected to receive the National Flight School scholarship to participate in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2020.  The scholarship covers transportation, room and board, academics and flight hours required to earn a private pilot license.

Cadet Dowell is one of 200 Air Force Junior ROTC cadets around the world to receive the scholarship from Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala.

There are more than 125,000 high school students enrolled in Air Force Junior ROTC at almost 900 high schools in the U.S and overseas.

The mission of Air Force Junior ROTC is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community, while instilling values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and sense of accomplishment. When looking to fill tomorrow’s career needs with the best candidates, there is simply no better place for the nation to look than Air Force Junior ROTC!

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