The Spaatz Association is pleased to announce the most recent Spaatz Award recipients from National Headquarters/Cadet Programs!
Ryan S. Howard, MS-102, Cert.#1924, 1-23-2014
Thomas A. Jessop, CO-030, Cert.#1925, 1-25-2014
Aubry M. Lindauer, OH-051, Cert.#1926, 02-03-2014
Megan L. Beatty, OH-051, Cert.#1927, 02-05-2014
Robert H. Ward, FL-435, Cert.#1928, 02-03-2014
Rand B. Fowler, TX-351, Cert.#1929, 11-19-2013
Dean L. Unruh, WA-080, Cert.#1930,01-25-2014
Tianna M. Chin, NY-373, Cert.#1931, 02-01-2014
Benjamin Hook, CO-159, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Bryce Kuykendall, CA-169, Cert.#1933, 01-31-2014
New Spaatz Award recipients receive a free year of membership in The Spaatz Association, and are eligible to participate in all Spaatz Alumni events and elections, as well as serve on the Association Board as Directors or Officers.
For more information on membership in The Spaatz Association, visit our Membership section page.
The Spaatz Association is proud to announce its 2014 Aerospace Leadership Scholarship winners.
Six scholarships were were presented at the 2014 Spaatz Association Mid Winter Dinner and Awards Gala on 1 March 2014. Scholarships are intended to be used primarily to bring a cadet from solo to his/her private pilot’s license. A limited amount of the scholarship may also be used to attend a CAP leadership activity, or to serve in a leadership position at a suitable CAP activity.
|C/Maj Tyler Hoover||Coastal Charleston Composite Squadron, SC Wing||Colonel Louisa S. Morse, CAP, Endowed Scholarship|
|C/1Lt Antonio Jasso||Grand Rapids Composite Squadron, MN Wing||Colonel Louisa S. Morse, CAP, Endowed Scholarship|
|C/Col John Robertson||Iredell Composite Squadron, NC Wing||Colonel Douglas C. Roach, USAF, Named Scholarship|
|C/2Lt Joshua Bauerle||Joshua Bauerle, Livingston Composite Squadron, MI Wing||General Carl A. Spaatz, USAF, Sponsored Scholarship|
|C/1Lt Jason T Blanco||Jason T Blanco, Flying Castle Composite Squadron, OK Wing||Brigadier General Paul M. Bergman, CAP, Sponsored Scholarship|
|C/2Lt Nathan Legaspi||Nathan Legaspi, El Monte Composite Squadron 21, CA Wing||Brigadier General Paul M. Bergman, CAP, Sponsored Scholarship|
Endowed scholarships are named for a donor who has made a significant contribution to the Association. A scholarship endowment is designed to either fund a scholarship in perpetuity (as is the case with the Morse Endowment) or for an extended number of years (10+ years) by drawing down principal. Sponsored scholarships are named for a donor who makes made a recurring, annual scholarship contribution (such as the General Carl A. Spaatz scholarship graciously donated each year since 2003 by Ms. Carla Spaatz-Thomas, and the and the Paul Bergman scholarships donated by Mr. Brian Campbell in 2012, 2013, and 2014).
Watch www.spaatz.org for updates on our winner’s progress toward their private tickets and more information on the 2015 Scholarship Season. The 2015 scholarship application window will open on 1 August 2014.
The Spaatz Association is proud to announce our first Leadership Grant awardees.
Four grants were presented at the 2014 Spaatz Association Mid Winter Dinner and Awards Gala on 1 March 2014.
|1Q 2014||Support for National Character and Leadership Symposium, US Air Force Academy, CO||Unit||$3,600|
|1Q 2014||Materials for an Honor Guard, Lunken Cadet Squadron, OH-078||Unit||$500|
|1Q 2014||Support to Attend Cadet Officer School, C/1Lt Morgan E. Edwards, MD-028||Individual||$450 + Airfare|
|1Q 2014||Support for the Tennessee Wing Civic Leadership Academy, TN Wing||Unit||$1,000|
For others who submitted grant applications for the first quarter awards but were not selected, your application will remain on file until the Latest Funding Date noted on your application. You may submit an update to your application at any time via the website. Watch the Grant Page for recommendations on what makes a good grant package, culled from the packages of the first quarter selectees, in coming weeks.
The Leadership Grant Program is designed to foster leadership development in CAP cadets and may be used to defray the cost of any type of leadership development activity for individuals and units.
Grants are issued quarterly! The second 2014 grant window closes on 30 April 2014 and will be announced on/about 1 June 2014. For more information and to apply, visit our Grant Program page.
Have you registered yet for the 2014 Mid-Winter Dinner and Awards Ceremony? Slots are filling fast! Don’t miss your only chance to get a 50th Anniversary of the Spaatz Award commemorative coin!
Click to download the 2014 MWD February Full Marketing Flyer suitable for printing or a PowerPoint PPT slide deck for use in your units!
The Association is proud to announce a completely new home on LinkedIn! Follow our new company page to keep up to date about our membership benefits and services, plus connect with The Spaatz Association LinkedIn group! (Note: Our website isn’t going away…we are just expanding our social media presence!)
To find our new site, either:
Go to LinkedIn and search for “The Spaatz Association, Inc.” using the company search engine.
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