Kevin Coleman started the Marion Cole Memorial Scholarship in honor of his mentor who sadly passed away in 2011. Marion was a world famous aviator that had a passion for passing the art of flying onto future generations. His legacy and passion for flight continue in Kevin’s lifetime goal to spread the word to young people around the country that they can achieve their dream to fly.

It’s like Leonardi da Vinci once said, “Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

The challenge for most young adults is acquiring the funding to necessary to launch a career in aviation. “For the longest time aviation was considered a hobby of the older generation, but goal is to change that and help overcome the obstacles that prevent a younger generation from reaching their goal to fly,” said Coleman.

Flying intrigues, consumes, and mesmerizes people. Marion Cole had the ability to do the same through the use of aviation. The Marion Cole Memorial Scholarship is a great way for a young adult to get their start in aviation. Click here to apply.