Harrison High School student receives Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy scholarship
Jordan Myers, a junior Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at Harrison High School has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2020.
Cadet Jordan Myers is one of 200 Air Force Junior ROTC cadets around the world to receive the scholarship from Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. More than 2575 cadets applied for one of the 200 scholarships. There are more than 125,000 high school students enrolled in Air Force Junior ROTC at almost 900 high schools in the U.S and overseas. The scholarship covers transportation, room and board, academics and flight hours required to potentially earn a private pilot license. The scholarship is valued at approximately $22,500.
The Flight Academy Scholarship Program is an Air Force-level initiative in collaboration with the commercial aviation industry to address the national civilian and military pilot shortage.