Past Academic and Aviation Assistance Fund recipients

2018 Winners

  • Note: A total of $30,000 has been awarded to Memphis and Mid-South Area recipients as of this Year!
    Award of $30,000 to the recipient:
  • Memphis Chapter / Taste of Aviation "Captain Calvin Janes" Scholarship recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Paris Dunlap of Melrose High School
    Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN

2017 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    KeAndrae Smith of Melrose High School
    University of Tennessee in Knoxville

2016 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Lt Col Luke J. Weathers" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Marcus Gross
    Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)

2014 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Lt Col Luke J. Weathers" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Jamila Lacy
    Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)

2013 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Martavious Carpenter of Melrose High School
    Who will to attend Middle Tennessee State University in the fall of 2013.

2011 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Cameron Mitchell
    Who is pursuing flight training toward his FAA Instrument Flight rating at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN.
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt Col Luke J. Weathers" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Aressia McDonald of Heidelberg High School
    Who will attend Jackson State University in Jackson, MS.
  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Quantara L. Riley of Melrose High School
    Who will attend Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN.

2010 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Yolando Dabney
    Who is enrolled in the Airframe and Powerplant Technician course at Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis.
  • Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Scholarship Memphis Chapter applicant recipient
    Award of $1500 to the recipient:
    Hillary Durone Rice of Melrose High School
    Who will attend University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.
  • Memphis Chapter "Dr Linkwood Williams" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    De' Angelo Jamal Blair of Melrose High School
    Who will attend Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt Col Luke J. Weathers" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Hillary Durone Rice of Melrose High School
    Who will attend University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.

2008 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Cameron Mitchell of Wooddale High School
    Who will attend Middle Tennessee State University.
  • Memphis Chapter Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Deveney VaCarra Perry of Germantown High School
    Who will attend Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.

2007 Winners

  • Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Scholarship Memphis Chapter applicant recipient
    Award of $1500 to the recipient:
    Darrin Jamar Johnson of Germantown High School
    Who will attend Middle Tennessee State University.
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Dariel A. Ray of Woodale High School
    Who will attend Middle Tennessee State University.

2006 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Alan G. Hancock of Whitehaven High School
    Who will attend UT Knoxville
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Joshua T. Murphy of Hillcrest High School
    Who will attend Arkansas State University

2004 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Captain Albert Whiteside, Jr" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Chrystal Cole Bridges of Hernando High School
    Who will be attending Tuskegee University
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Latoya Moore of Whitehaven High School
    Who will attend UT Knoxville

2003 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Captain Albert Whiteside, Jr" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Elana Constance Moore of Middle Tennessee State University
  • Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Scholarship Memphis Chapter applicant recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    April M. Shelton
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Tamika Smith of East High School
    Who will attend Vanderbilt University
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Col. Luke Weathers" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Cherelle Walls of East High School
    Who will attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2002 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Captain Albert Whiteside, Jr" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Demetria Elosiebo
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Quitman C. Walker" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Ms. Huan Ying Lin of Frayser High School
  • Memphis Chapter "Lt. Col. Luke Weathers" Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Mr. Samuel Watson of Raleigh-Egypt High School

2001 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter "Captain Albert Whiteside, Jr" Aviation Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Demetria Elosiebo

2000 Winners

  • Memphis Chapter Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Aleskis Brown
  • Memphis Chapter Academic Assistance Fund recipient
    Award of $1000 to the recipient:
    Christen Young