Monday, May 13, 2013

6th Annual Continuing the Legacy in Aviation Program. Deadline: Friday, May 17 Greater Washington Urban League
Continuing the Legacy in Aviation Program with Southwest Airlines

Do you have a child who would love to learn more about aviation? The Greater Washington Urban League is pleased to announce a partnership with Southwest Airlines, which will be celebrating its 6th Annual Continuing the Legacy in Aviation Program. The League will nominate students for the opportunity to receive an aviation experience from August 13-14 in Dallas, TX with airline and hotel accommodations paid for by Southwest Airlines. The student must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  At the program in Dallas, students will get the opportunity to tour Southwest Airlines headquarters, attend the pilot and flight attendant training center, the Dallas Love Field control tower and meet Tuskegee Airmen and the Southwest senior
management team.

Requirements: The youth must be between 11 - 18 years old and live in the GWU L service area of the District, Prince George’s or Montgomery County.

To qualify, the student must write a 500-word or less essay as listed below.

Part 1: Explain how the accomplishments of aviators past and present have significantly impacted the aviation industry in the 21st century. (250 words or less)

Part 2: Explain your personal fascination with aviation. (250 words or less)

Submission must be typed listing the parent’s name, email address, and telephone number and the youth’s name, age and resident address.

If you are interested, please contact Derrick Acey at 202-265-8200, Ext. 257 or at as soon as possible. All students nominated by GWUL must have their essays completed by 5 pm on Friday, May 17. The finalist(s) will be notified by Monday, June 3, 2013. 

The Greater Washington Urban League
Headquarters Building | Executive Office | 2901 14th Street, NW | Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-8200 | (202) 265-6122 (Fax) |

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