Local Students Looking to Fly - Appeal Democrat

Updated: Apr 2


Four local high school students attended the 33rd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Nashville

this year is

thanks to scholarship opportunities offered by the Northern California Aerospace Initiative (NCAI). 

Two of the students, Taylor Nelson and Simrandeep Kandola, are from River Valley High School in Yuba City.

The other two, Claire Giles and Destiny Johnston attend AeroSTEM Academy Charter School in Yuba City.

Tiffany Chao, 19, also attended the conference as a chaperone. Chao is a former NCAI scholarship recipient

and graduated from AeroSTEM Academy as one of its first students.

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