Gering High School gets $500,000 FAA Aviation Workforce Grant

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Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 4:05 PM CST
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - Gering High School was awarded a $500,000 grant for their Aviation Career Pathway.

This is the first year that Gering High School has started the Aviation program.

The grant will infuse the Aviation Pathway with curriculum and advanced simulation technology for both aircraft and drone operation.

It will also provide students an opportunity to train and work toward completing their private pilot’s license requirements.

Mario Chavez, Gering High School Principal, says; " Exciting times here at Gering High! We love that we have the ability to be innovative and push our Aviation program to the next level and I think this grant will allow us to do that.”

This grant was given to Gering High School from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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