Aero Club of Southern California to Present Eight Scholarships

The Aero Club of Southern California will hold its annual scholarship dinner at the Proud Bird restaurant at LAX on Saturday, September 23, according to Club President John Stammreich.

The keynote speaker will be Kevin Chilton, a retired NASA astronaut and four-star U.S. Air Force General.

Three $2,500 grants will go to high school students planning a career in aviation or aerospace.

Five $5,000 grants will be presented to college students currently pursuing aviation/aerospace studies in a college, university or nationally accredited technical school.

Since its scholarship program was implemented the Club has awarded more than $350,000 to 163 outstanding students.