|Air Force Association Recognized For Achievement in Aerospace Education
The Air Force Association was selected to receive the 2010 Crown Circle Award in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of aerospace education. The award was presented at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Teacher Day on July 26 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Sandy Schlitt, Vice Chairman for Aerospace Education, accepted the AFA award from Ken Cook, President of the National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education.
The Crown Circle Award was established in 1979, recognizing performance and outstanding leadership in aerospace education. The award is one of the highest honors available in aerospace education.
Those seeking this honor must demonstrate involvement in and commitment to aerospace education as a local, national, or international leader in aerospace education. Their performance must exhibit high quality over an extended period of time. Induction may also be the result of exceptionally unique or extraordinarily outstanding achievement or contributions in aerospace education.
The National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education represents government, industry, and labor united to promote aviation education activities and resources, increase public understanding of aviation, and support educational initiatives at the local, state, and national levels.
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