Epic Flight Academy celebrated its 7th Annual Aviation Scholarship Awards and Career Fair event by awarding $70,000 in scholarships to five high school students on Saturday, November 5th. Students from 13 states applied. Epic awarded three pilot scholarships and two aircraft mechanic scholarships.
Sponsors and Career Fair participants included: Air Wisconsin, Ameriflight, Breeze Airways, Cessna/Textron, CommuteAir, Daytona State College, Envoy Air, FEAM Maintenance & Engineering, Fly Exclusive, Piedmont Airlines, PSA Airlines, Ravn Alaska, Republic Airways, Silver Airways, SkyWest Airlines, and United Airlines. Piedmont Airlines donated $5,000 to provide an additional pilot scholarship.
2022 Scholarship Winners include Landon Bosco, Port Orange, Florida, receiving a $5,000 flight training scholarship; Ethan Harpending, Knoxville, Tennessee, receiving a $20,000 scholarship to attend the Aircraft Mechanic Program at Epic; Roland Ireland, Oxford, Florida, receiving a $5,000 pilot training scholarship; Aaron Perez, Cape Coral, Florida, receiving a $20,000 scholarship; and Austin White, Tampa, Florida, receiving a $20,000 flight training scholarship.
To date, Epic has awarded more than $280,000 to 20 high school students. Epic is based in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, with a satellite location in Ocala, Florida.