2019 Scholarship Awards & Golf Outing
Monday Aug 5th,CABAA awarded $90,000 in academic scholarships to 8 area students.
Tuesday Aug 6th CABBA help their annual charity golf event at Kemper Lakes Golf Club. As the premier professional association for men and women in the Chicagoland business aviation community, CABAA promotes and supports the future of flight through the encouragement and recognition of rising students who demonstrate the potential for success in the local aviation industry.
CABAA’s annual charity event draws Business Aviation Professionals from throughout the country. Golfers, Sponsors, and event organizers include CABAA members and industry professionals from aircraft manufacturers, fixed base operators, local airports, municipalities, and many more associated organizations.
“This day is one of my favorite days of the year,” said Sandy Frentz, “It’s satisfying to know that when we get all of these aviation professionals together at our golf event, we are doing our part in promoting business aviation in our neck of the woods by funding some outstanding next generation aviation professionals.”
Each year CABAA distributes scholarship funds in support of students achieving their academic and career goals. These scholarships assist graduating high school students who have chosen to attend an aviation college, as well as current aviation undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, CABAA offers various professional training awards to graduating college seniors to assist their job application and networking possibilities.
In total, 165 golfers took to the storied Kemper Lakes course at 9:00 AM for a “shotgun start.” Following the round, participants and event organizers gathered for a concluding banquet.