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GAMA and ICAS Foundation Team-Up To Establish New Scholarship

GAMA NEWS 07-11 For Immediate Release: May 14, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, May 14, 2007 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the International Council of Air Shows Foundation (ICASF) have announced the establishment of the ICAS Foundation GAMA Scholarship. This annual scholarship will award $2,000 in funds to a college student seeking an aviation-related degree such as aircraft maintenance, aeronautical engineering, aviation business, or professional pilot.

“We are thrilled to be teaming with the ICAS Foundation to provide this substantial scholarship to future leaders in our industry,” said Pete Bunce, GAMA’s President and CEO. “Both of our organizations feel it is imperative to work together to help provide a qualified and stable workforce for our industry.”

”Both GAMA and the ICAS Foundation have a shared mission to help people to pursue their dream in aviation,” said Dale Drumright, ICAS Foundation Chairman. “We are very excited to collaborate with such a forward thinking organization like GAMA to start our first educational scholarship.”

Detailed information on the ICAS Foundation GAMA Scholarship is available on the aviation scholarship page of the ICASF website:

About The ICAS Foundation
The ICAS Foundation is a tax exempt organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history, and recognizing the advances of, the air show industry. Its mission is to provide the necessary resources to leave a lasting legacy of our industry for others to follow and perpetuate.

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