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Al u mni in Ac t i o n Helping Eagles Fly Jim Huntoon (’93, DB; ’10, WW) shares knowledge and opportunities with students 24 LI FT sPr in G 201 3 ER AU AL Um nI.o Rg im Huntoon (’93, DB; ’10, WW) is not a teacher in the traditional sense, but in January he visited eight Embry-Riddle classrooms in one day, imparting life lessons to help fellow Eagles advance in their careers. A member of the Maintenance Committee for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), Huntoon had the same agenda he did the first time he spoke to Embry-Riddle classes in 2012. He expects students and Part of the Culture Huntoon’s classroom visits are just one way he supports his alma mater and its graduates. He is a member of Embry-Riddle’s Alumni Advisory Council and a past participant in Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK), a program that originated in the 1990s to assist in recruiting talented students to Embry-Riddle. Helping Eagles achieve their career aspirations is part of the Embry-Riddle culture, whether it’s providing Photos by dgmassey PhotograPhy J By Ke l ly Cu C ul i ansK y Prat t alumni to make another sweeping grab for the 35 awards distributed annually through NBAA’s Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarship (TRACS) program. In response to Huntoon’s 2012 classroom presentations, Embry-Riddle students submitted a record-setting 17 applications and won 10 scholarships valued at more than $100,000— the most for any one school. The awards provide funding for model-specific aircraft engine and avionics training courses. http://www.ERAUALUMNI.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Lift - Spring 2013

Lift - Spring 2013
A Soulful Presence
Riddle Field
Higher Learning
Alumni Weekend/ OctoberWest
Navigating Home
Riding on Real Estate
Doctors’ Remedy
Helping Eagles Fly
Alumni News
Class Notes

Lift - Spring 2013