National Aviation Academy (NAA) recently hosted a ceremony at Banquet Masters on March 22nd, 2022 for graduates who completed the Aviation Maintenance Professional (AMP) and Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) programs. The new NAA alumni received their diplomas as well as cords and awards recognizing their academic accomplishments and student life involvement.

Although these graduates are moving on from NAA, their journeys in aviation have only just begun!

Awards, Accolades, & Honors

Many graduates earned attendance awards, including perfect and outstanding attendance certificates. Graduating students were also awarded Top Team awards, Top Tech awards, and top students were recognized, including a valedictorian! Below are the recipients of each award:

– Valedictorian Candidates (recipient in bold): Tyler Bain, Parker Hancock, Robert Schwartzkopf, Jason Walker, Derek Denault
– Top Team: Jason Huff, Andelicio Rentaria, Blake Rocke, Raul Socarras Jr.
– Top AMT Tech: Jason Walker
– Top AMP Tech: Harold Sommerville

NAA Alumni Prepare for New Careers

With the aviation industry in recovery, employers are looking for skilled and enthusiastic Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics to keep our skies safe. This graduating class contains mechanics moving on to employment at Aerotek, GE, Lockheed Martin, and other esteemed companies!

We congratulate the new alumni as they start their new adventure in the aviation industry!