Previous Scholarship Winners

WAI-CLE would like to congratulate the 2017 scholarship winners!

They are:

  • My goal currently is to receive my private pilots license.
  • The funds will be used to continue my education for my private pilot’s license.
  •  I can give back to the community by actively encouraging and supporting other children to pursue careers in aviation and STEM.


Kimberly Hill







  • Aviation goal is to become a commercial airline pilot and professor of business aviation.
  • Funds will be used for flight lessons towards private pilot licenses.
  • One way I will give back to the community is to obtain my goals and dedicate time to mentor the youth in assisting them with obtaining their goals.



Rebecca Sedlak







  • My goal is to go into corporate aviation flying to gain flight time and experience while also focusing on safety.  I want to go to the NTSB to help make the aviation world safer.
  • The funds will be used for my Multi-Engine Instructor rating.
  • One way that I give back to my community is volunteering in the Athens Beautification Project every year to help clean up the area.


Kelci Jarrett







  • My aviation goal is to become an Airline Pilot.
  • The funds will be used toward earning my Commercial License.
  • I love giving back to children in my community by volunteering for Learn to Swim Lessons with the American Red Cross.

WAI-CLE would like to congratulate our 2016 Scholarship Winner:

Rebecca Vilcheck. Rebecca is attending The Ohio State University as an Aerospace Engineer major. She was awarded $500 towards her schooling and plans to use it for her upcoming Spring semester.