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Memory of aviation pioneers lives on with new college awards

Feb. 26, 2015, Kelowna, B.C. - Students enrolled in the commercial aviation diploma program at Okanagan College will soon get a lift from new awards that recognize the achievements of two distinguished B.C. aviators.


February 26, 2015
By The Kelowna Daily Courier

The Roy Clemens Memorial Award in Aviation and Margaret Fane Rutledge Award in Aviation, valued at $1,000 each, celebrate contributions to Canada’s aviation history made by Clemens and Rutledge.

“We are proud to recognize the legacy of these two aviation forerunners,” said Barry McGillivray, associate dean of the Okanagan College School of Business. “These awards in their honour will assist young pilots in their training. Okanagan College is very grateful to the Clemens and Rutledge families for their generous support in creating these awards.” | READ MORE