Tuesday, April 17, 2018
NEAAAT students to attend flight academy
Eight students from Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies have received scholarships to attend the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, FL.
The National Flight Academy is a subsidiary of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. The student from NEAAAT who will attend are: Erin Wooten, Caitlyn Wiedenfeld, Beau Smith, Samuel Kleinschuster, Sean McClaren, Samuel Geffert, Nick Stoner and Bre’Onna Powell.
Students will study aerodynamics, propulsion, navigation, communications, flight physiology and meteorology, along with core values, teamwork, and leadership skills development. While at the National Flight Academy, students will live aboard a landlocked, virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition (CVT-11), which is a 102,000 sq. ft. four-story structure. Congratulations to these students on this phenomenal achievement.
Students accepted to NCSSM program
NEAAAT Students Lauren Kohler of Gates County and Tyler Owens of Chowan County have been accepted into the residential program at North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
NCSSM is a residential high school in Durham for 11th- and 12th-graders designed to educate academically talented students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Smith earns Eagle Scout award
Beau Smith recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scout program. Beau has worked to earn 21 merit badges while demonstrating the Scout Spirit, organization, leadership. Beau is in the 9th grade at NEAAAT and is from Elizabeth City.
Spencer selected for NCSMS summer program
Sarah Spencer has been selected for the NC School of Math and Science Summer Ventures Program at UNCW.