2014 Scholarship Recipients

Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship

Shane is a student at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He is currently a member of U.S. Navy Reserves and hopes to graduate as a commissioned officer to continue his military career by flying with the Navy Reserves or the Air National Guard.


Navigate Your Future Scholarship
Evan is attending Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana as a freshman this fall. During high school, Evan was recognized with many awards, honors and recognitions in addition to his many hours he gave towards community service. He’s an AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school, Evan enjoys music and being an entrepreneur (he started two businesses: “The Shoveliers” and “The Boys-Next-Door”). Evan hopes his education will take him into the future onboard aircrafts, preferable in the left seat!
2015 Scholarship Recipients

Dan L. Meisinger, Sr Memorial Learn To Fly Scholarship
Matthew is a student at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. Matthew aspires to be a pilot who serves others by flying in the field of medical transport services. Matthew has already dedicated many hours volunteering in his hometown and abroad, assisting those that are disabled or handicapped.

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

Brett, a student at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of two recipients of the Pioneers of Flight Scholarship. Brett's aviation goals include becoming a flight instructor and continuing his flying career as an Alaskan bush pilot. Brett is currently an instrument rated private pilot studying to complete his commercial license in the spring of 2016.

Pioneers of Flight Scholarship

Johnathon, a student at Kansas State University in Salina, Kansas, is the other recipient of the Pioneers of Flight Scholarship. Johnathon's long-term plan is to start his own flight school or charter company. In the meantime, he will continue his education to receive his commercial pilot's license, intern with Textron Aviation in the summer of 2016 and hopes to stay with the company ultimately as a test pilot.