SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

August 25, 2005 11:30 ET

Students Graduate From Summer Aviation Program at Van Nuys Airport

VAN NUYS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 25, 2005 --


WHAT:

Los Angeles City Councilmember Tony Cárdenas will present certificates of achievement to area high school students from the 2005 graduating class of Van Nuys Airport's Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy. Ceremony also includes a first-ever showing of Van Nuys Airport: 75 Years in Pictures, a new 12-minute, photo-based film about the airport's rich history.

Offered primarily to students in the San Fernando Valley, the weeklong motivational program is designed to provide an understanding of career opportunities and operations at both Van Nuys and Los Angeles International Airports. During the program, students from 10 local high schools got a behind-the-scenes look at various airport facilities and met employees from a wide variety of trade and professional occupations at both airports. Excellent opportunity for visuals.

WHO:

--  Fifteen local high school students (selection based on merit)
--  Los Angeles City Councilmember Tony Cárdenas
--  Airport tenant employees representing various trade and professional
    occupations
--  Los Angeles World Airports officials
    

WHEN:

Friday, August 26, 4 p.m.

--  3:45 p.m.           Reception and refreshments
--  4 p.m.              Graduation ceremony
    

WHERE:

Airtel Plaza Hotel, Concord III Room, 7277 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys (Thomas Guide p. 531, E-4)

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Richard French or Stacy Geere
    Van Nuys Airport Public and Community Relations
    (818) 909-3529