Whirly-Girls International is pleased to announce the six deserving recipients of the Garmin eLearning scholarships for 2021.
Garmin, long-time supporters of the Whirly-Girls, extended their support by oﬀering eLearning courses to current Whirly-Girls International members. These scholarships provide the opportunity to complete the GTN Essentials 2.0 eLearning Course, G1000H NXi Fundamentals eLearning Course or the G1000H NXi Advanced-IFR eLearning Course.
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Our six scholarship recipients this year for the Garmin eLearning scholarships for 2021 are:
- Fallon Blattner (Garmin GTN Essentials 2.0 eLearning Course)
- Courtey Guinan (Garmin G1000H NXi Advanced IFR eLearning Course)
- Josilyn Lundquist (Garmin GTN Essentials 2.0 eLearning Course)
- Chelsea Montgomery Canada (Garmin G1000H NXi Advanced IFR eLearning Course)
- Paola Sisconetto (Garmin G1000H NXi Fundamentals eLearning Course)
- Valerie Smith (Garmin GTN Essentials 2.0 eLearning Course)
“Garmin is pleased to continue its aviation training partnership with Whirly-Girls. It is always a pleasure having Whirly-Girls scholarship award winners in our instructor-led classes.” Says Jeﬀ Hoing, Garmin Aviation Training Manager. “We have recently released two new G1000H, GTN, and TXi eLearning courses that we hope are as valuable to the Whirly-Girl members. Garmin looks forward to continuing to expand our partnership in the future.”
Whirly-Girls International is a non-proﬁt, educational and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation. It was founded in 1955 and currently has more than 2,100 members representing 47 countries. Its goals include the promotion of women in the helicopter industry through scholarship awards, mentoring, public appearances, press releases, magazine articles and informational displays in aviation museums; the exchange of information among women in helicopter aviation; and the promotion of community acceptance of rotorcraft through increasing public awareness of rotorcraft utility and versatility.