26-Feb-2021 Source: Whirly-Girls
The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund has announced the recipients of the 2021 Whirly-Girls Scholarship Awards. The scholarships will be awarded March 20,2021 at the Whirly-Girls Virtual Awards Banquet. Thanks to the support of aviation leaders, 10 scholarships were bestowed upon 13 deserving female aviators, with a total value of over $90,000.
Recipients of the 2021 Whirly-Girls scholarships are:
Deirdre Ratigan,WG #1976: Airbus IIMC Training Scholarship
Hope Siebert,WG #1748: Airbus IIMC Training Scholarship
Lechelle DippenaarWG #1888: Edward. M. Thurn Memorial Scholarship
Tori Duke,WG #2189: Erickson & Volo Mission Vertical Reference/External Load Scholarship
Christina Jorgensen,WG #2182: Garmin GTN & G500/600Training Scholarships
Catriona Adam,WG #2020: Garmin GTN & G500/600 Training Scholarships
Erin Johnstone,WG #1792:James Wisecup Memorial Flight Training Scholarship
Lora Trout,WG #2101: Robinson Helicopter R22/R44Safety Course Scholarship
Alex Ambros,WG #2053: Robinson Helicopter R66 Safety Course Scholarship
Sara Standord,WG #2112: Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course Scholarship
Amy Ehn,WG #2089: Survival Systems USA Aircraft Ditching Course Scholarship
Marissa Colclasure,WG #A10630: Whirly-Girls Helicopter Add-on Flight Training Scholarship
Rebecca Eyer,WG #2198:Leading Edge Flight Academy and Central Oregon Community College Helicopter Instrument Rating Scholarship
The Whirly-Girls extend their heartfelt gratitude to the sponsors for their support in these unprecedented times.
The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund Inc., is a non-profit, educational, and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in the helicopter aviation industry. The organization was incorporated to oversee and administer the scholarship funds raised by the Whirly-Girls and their Associates. Incorporated in1974, the scholarship program has grown from a single$500 scholarship to a wide range of training and development scholarships valued today in excess of$90,000.