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Women in Corporate Aviation to Award $7K in Scholarships at WAI16
NASHVILLE, TENN. – March 7, 2016 – Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) will award
$7,000 in aviation training scholarships to four business aviation professionals on Friday, March
11, at its annual membership meeting, being held during the 27th Annual Women in Aviation
Conference (#WAI16) in Nashville, Tennessee.
“In 2015, together with our corporate partners and members, Women in Corporate Aviation distributed
nearly $100,000 in scholarship funds to our members, and we’re on track to beat that number in
2016,” said Stacey Kotrla, President, Women in Corporate Aviation. “We are proud to provide a wide
range of educational and training opportunities to our WCA members—just one of the many benefits of
The 2016 spring WCA training scholarships will be divided among the following recipients:
• Hannah Burright won a $2,000 Women in Corporate Aviation career scholarship to assist in her professional development.
• Larae Stotts won a $1,000 Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation scholarship.
• Refilwe Ledwaba won a $2,350 Viterbi Aviation Safety & Security scholarship from the University of Southern California.
• Kayla Corcimigilia won a $1,700 Flight Procedures Training scholarship from Air Training International (ATI).
During the annual meeting, WCA members will elect new officers, network with their peers and
participate in presentations for annual WCA awards and scholarships.
Afterward, members are invited to stay for a networking cocktail reception sponsored by Walmart
To apply for 2016 fall scholarships, which will be awarded at the National Business Aviation
Association’s annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, visit
About Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) - WCA is a premier 501(C)(3) non-profit mentoring
association for professionals in corporate and business aviation. Providing networking, mentoring,
scholarships and educational opportunities for current and future corporate/business aviation
professionals, WCA offers individual and corporate memberships. For more information, visit