Middle Schoolers Academy Bound

Daughters of the American Revolution
Press Release
June 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Eighth grade Nassau County students and benefactors standing left to right are: Ainsley Cutshaw (Fernandina Beach Middle School), Amelia Cutshaw (FBMS), Sydney Tremaroli (FBMS), Chris Brewer (Concours d’Elegance), Hagan Diehl (Yulee Middle School), Jodi Henson (Sunshine Rotary), Ayden Owens (FBMS), Nathan Coyle (Airport Director), Lucas Dijon (FBMS), Al Moore, Cole Morgan (St Michael’s Academy), Kate Bogush (STM), and Annabelle Gilmore (YMS). Not pictured are Fernandina Beach Middle School eighth graders Kaitlyn Aarons, Michael Bolt, and Emma Watson.

Nassau County Middle School students stand proudly with their certificates to the National Flight Academy to be held this June 23-28 in Pensacola, Florida.

The academy is open to 7-12 graders who will spend 6 days in a 102,000 square foot facility with flight simulators, virtual reality aviation games, plus other activities designed to educate and inspire them about aviation. For more information about the academy, go to www.nationalflightacademy.com.

Attendance by Nassau County students is sponsored each year by Friends of Fernandina Aviation, a 501(c)3 non-profit community service organization dedicated to promoting aviation education. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise, and an individual donor joined FoFA this year as funding partners. For more information about FoFA and its other scholarships, go to www.fofaviation.com.


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