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GAMA Announces Winner of Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award

GAMA NEWS 05-17 For Immediate Release: Jun 16, 2005

WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2005 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has selected Andrew Cousins, a senior in Newberry, South Carolina, as the 2005 Edward W. Stimpson "Aviation Excellence” Award recipient.

A panel of aviation professionals chose Mr. Cousins for maintaining his solid scholastic record, completing college courses while still in high school and taking an active role in his church and community. His extracurricular activities include participating in the band and choir at church, helping the needy by volunteering at a food bank, and being a leader in his local Boy Scout organization.

As a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Mr. Cousins plans to earn his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science. His dream of becoming a corporate pilot is certain to become a reality with his high level of commitment and determination.

Mr. Cousins resides with his parents, Mike and Lynne Cousins in Newberry, South Carolina

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Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
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GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.