Flight school offers financial pathways to diversify airline industry

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: May 05, 2023 7:20 PM CT | Published: May 05, 2023 10:06 AM CT

American Airlines donated $1.5 million for student scholarships last summer, a donor recently gave the academy a $6,000 flight simulator and opportunities to introduce airline careers to high schoolers are growing.


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Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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