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Ray Scholar Milestones in October 2023

  • Addison Maloney | EAA Warbirds Squadron 18 | First Solo | October 4, 2023
    Addison Maloney | EAA Warbirds Squadron 18 | First Solo | October 4, 2023
  • Alexia Gonzalez-Soto | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 24, 2023
    Alexia Gonzalez-Soto | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 24, 2023
  • Angel Hudspeth | EAA Chapter 1354 | Checkride | October 17, 2023
    Angel Hudspeth | EAA Chapter 1354 | Checkride | October 17, 2023
  • Annika Bobek | EAA Chapter 67 | Checkride | October 23, 2023
    Annika Bobek | EAA Chapter 67 | Checkride | October 23, 2023
  • Arjun Bachmann | EAA Chapter 517 | Checkride | October 20, 2023
    Arjun Bachmann | EAA Chapter 517 | Checkride | October 20, 2023
  • Austin Thomas | EAA Vintage Chapter 25 | Checkride | October 17, 2023
    Austin Thomas | EAA Vintage Chapter 25 | Checkride | October 17, 2023
  • Carter Kurtz | EAA Chapter 724 | Checkride | October 24, 2023
    Carter Kurtz | EAA Chapter 724 | Checkride | October 24, 2023
  • Collin Sampson | EAA Chapter 129 | First Solo | October 28, 2023
    Collin Sampson | EAA Chapter 129 | First Solo | October 28, 2023
  • Dakota Wagner | EAA Chapter 382 | Checkride | October 2, 2023
    Dakota Wagner | EAA Chapter 382 | Checkride | October 2, 2023
  • Finleigh Schrichte | EAA Chapter 517 | First Solo | October 15, 2023
    Finleigh Schrichte | EAA Chapter 517 | First Solo | October 15, 2023
  • Griffin Weiss | EAA Chapter 333 | Checkride | October 7, 2023
    Griffin Weiss | EAA Chapter 333 | Checkride | October 7, 2023
  • Katarina Richardson | EAA Chapter 1041 | First Solo | October 12, 2023
    Katarina Richardson | EAA Chapter 1041 | First Solo | October 12, 2023
  • Kayla Jenkins | EAA Chapter 22 | First Solo | October 24, 2023
    Kayla Jenkins | EAA Chapter 22 | First Solo | October 24, 2023
  • Madison Richardson | EAA Chapter 36 | Checkride | October 25, 2023
    Madison Richardson | EAA Chapter 36 | Checkride | October 25, 2023
  • Mia Alderete | EAA Chapter 179 | Checkride | October 8, 2023
    Mia Alderete | EAA Chapter 179 | Checkride | October 8, 2023
  • Michael Audio | EAA Chapter 216 | First Solo | October 14, 2023
    Michael Audio | EAA Chapter 216 | First Solo | October 14, 2023
  • Milo Spurlin | EAA Chapter 706 | First Solo | October 2, 2023
    Milo Spurlin | EAA Chapter 706 | First Solo | October 2, 2023
  • Nekoda Colvin | EAA Chapter 1155 | Checkride | October 30, 2023
    Nekoda Colvin | EAA Chapter 1155 | Checkride | October 30, 2023
  • Peter Engle | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 15, 2023
    Peter Engle | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 15, 2023
  • Samantha Leibold | EAA Chapter 14 | First Solo | October 30, 2023
    Samantha Leibold | EAA Chapter 14 | First Solo | October 30, 2023
  • Samantha Watkins | EAA Chapter 485 | Checkride | October 22, 2023
    Samantha Watkins | EAA Chapter 485 | Checkride | October 22, 2023
  • Seth Erdley | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 19, 2023
    Seth Erdley | EAA Chapter 122 | Checkride | October 19, 2023

December 2023

Congratulations to these Ray scholars who had their first solo flights or passed their checkrides in October 2023! EAA is proud of their success, and we thank them for their hard work and dedication.

First Solos

Milo Spurlin

EAA Chapter 706

October 2, 2023

Addison Maloney

EAA Warbirds Squadron 18

October 4, 2023

Ella Ostrowski

EAA Chapter 965

October 11, 2023

Katarina Richardson

EAA Chapter 1041

October 12, 2023

Michael Audio

EAA Chapter 216

October 14, 2023

Finleigh Schrichte

EAA Chapter 517

October 15, 2023

Johanna Troelstra

EAA Chapter 353

October 15, 2023

Elijah Naugle

EAA Chapter 122

October 18, 2023

Kayla Jenkins

EAA Chapter 22

October 24, 2023

Collin Sampson

EAA Chapter 129

October 28, 2023

Samantha Leibold

EAA Chapter 14

October 30, 2023

 

Checkrides

Dakota Wagner

EAA Chapter 382

October 2, 2023

Philip Maring

EAA Chapter 484

October 4, 2023

Griffin Weiss

EAA Chapter 333

October 7, 2023

Mia Alderete

EAA Chapter 179

October 8, 2023

Sriharsha Koritala

EAA Chapter 1551

October 10, 2023

Peter Engle

EAA Chapter 122

October 15, 2023

Angel Hudspeth

EAA Chapter 1354

October 17, 2023

Austin Thomas

EAA Vintage Chapter 25

October 17, 2023

Seth Erdley

EAA Chapter 122

October 19, 2023

Arjun Bachmann

EAA Chapter 517

October 20, 2023

Samantha Watkins

EAA Chapter 485

October 22, 2023

Annika Bobek

EAA Chapter 67

October 23, 2023

Alexia Gonzalez | Soto

EAA Chapter 122

October 24, 2023

Carter Kurtz

EAA Chapter 724

October 24, 2023

Madison Richardson

EAA Chapter 36

October 25, 2023

Nekoda Colvin

EAA Chapter 1155

October 30, 2023

We are incredibly thankful to the EAA chapter members who are supporting these Ray scholars and helping them achieve their dreams of learning to fly. Keep up the great work!

The EAA Ray Aviation Scholarship is a scholarship program that is funded by the Ray Foundation, managed by EAA, and administered through the EAA chapters network. Through the generous support of the Ray Foundation, EAA provides up to $11,000 to deserving youths to cover their flight training expenses and help them earn their pilot certificates. To learn more about this program, visit EAA.org/RayScholarship.

The chapter application for 2024 is now open! All EAA chapters in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply for a 2024 Ray Aviation Scholarship. The deadline for chapters to apply is January 31, 2024. Chapter applications will be reviewed in February 2024, and chapters will be notified of their approval in the later part of February. Apply Now >

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