Prescott, Arizona – On August 17, 2011, the Guidance Academy Scholarship was established by Guidance Aviation of Prescott, Arizona to provide financial assistance to students in need who are enrolled in the Yavapai College Professional Pilot Program pursuing their Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Professional Pilot – Helicopters.
Guidance Aviation is donating $11,000 in the month of August 2011 to Yavapai College Foundation to kick off the fund and plans to donate at least $15,000 per semester which totals at least $45,000 per year.
The scholarship was created by Guidance Aviation’s CEO John Stonecipher, working with Mr. Steven Walker, Director of the Yavapai College Foundation and Mr. Paul Kirchgrabber, Director of Development, Yavapai College Foundation.
On August 26, 2011, the establishment of the Guidance Academy Scholarship will be announced officially at the Guidance Aviation Student Recognition BBQ at the Guidance Aviation flight training facility at the Prescott airport (PRC). In attendance will be Dr. Penelope Wills, President, Yavapai College. Guidance Aviation’s CEO, John Stonecipher, will be presenting an $11,000 check to Dr. Wills at the ceremony.
Learn more about Guidance Aviation, a career placement academy specializing in high altitude flight training in both helicopters and airplanes.