In connection with Lincoln North Star High School, and Lincoln Public Schools, Duncan Aviation will offer five (5) $4,000 academic scholarships each calendar year, to high school seniors interested in pursuing a career related to aviation. According to Boeing’s Pilot & Technician Outlook, the industry will have a workforce demand of 804,000 new civil aviation pilots, 769,000 new maintenance technicians, and 914,000 new cabin crew to maintain the world fleet over the next 20 years. (Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook 2019-2038) As a leader in the industry, Duncan Aviation is dedicated to providing resources to develop the workforce of the future. 

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Trinity Hamilton graduated from Lincoln North Star High School, where she participated in the Marching Band and archery team. Her favorite subjects are Math and English. Trinity has been an intern at Duncan Aviation since January 2022. She’s excited to start school at the University of Colorado in Boulder in the fall and major in Aeronautical Engineering.

Although Sydney Miller was only at Lincoln North Star for her senior year, she has become very dedicated to the mechanical side of aviation throughout attending the Duncan Aviation Workforce Development Program. Sydney plans on going to Iowa Western to study Aviation Maintenance and hopes to work for Duncan Aviation in the future.

Logan Skrdlant recently graduated from Lincoln North Star High School. His father’s side of the family are mechanics and he got into aviation because of a trip out to Duncan during his sophomore year of high school. He has taken many aviation classes at North Star, including power mechanics and the old aviation classes. He was also a student assistant to Mrs. Woodward, the North Star Skilled & Technical Science Instructor. Logan will be attending Iowa Western to study Aviation Maintenance.