NAA—Tampa Bay hosted a graduation ceremony for Classes 7/16 AMT and 2/17 AMP on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Central Park Performing Arts Center in Largo, FL. Family and friends gathered to celebrate with students who successfully completed NAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician and Advanced Aircraft Systems programs.
Graduates from these classes have already secured employment with industry leaders such as Air Wisconsin. Draken, Gulfstream, HAECO, PSA and the US Navy.
Students who exhibited outstanding achievement received specialized awards. Michael Robinson was awarded Top Tech-AMT and Mason Herges was named Top Tech-AMP. Congratulations, graduates, and best of luck in your new careers!
GE is 295,000 employees with one common mission: to build, power, cure, move, and connect the world. They embrace simplicity and diversity and believe great, world-changing ideas can come from anyone, anywhere in their organization. Mike and Ashley of GE visited NAA’s Tampa Bay campus on October 10, 2017.
Students learned about career opportunities with GE and how aviation maintenance technology fits into the company’s vision and structure. GE has attended multiple NAA Career Fairs and has hired NAA talent directly. For more information about what they are looking for in new hire candidates, contact NAA’s Career Services department at (800) 659-2080.
Clearwater Airpark officially opened in 1939 at the same location that it sits today. Residents and visitors enjoy the convienence of a neighborhood friendly airport that can give them easy access to local attractions as well as local beaches and businesses. It is a hub for general aviation and is also home to an experimental aircraft club.
Students were able to visit Clearwater Airpark to learn from local aviation enthusiasts on October 6, 2017. This field visit was an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about different aspects of the aviation industry and how to get involved in its various sectors.