ASEF dedication gives Aviation students a wing up

By Michael Corby

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority and Florida State College at Jacksonville will dedicate the newly completed ASEF (an aviation coating, maintenance, repair and overhaul facility) Feb. 1 at the Florida State College Cecil Center South. AND Flightstar is donating $26,500 for student scholarships. 

Dedication for Aircraft Services Educational Facility (ASEF) at Cecil Center--
A joint project of Jacksonville Aviation Authority and Florida State College at Jacksonville. Flightstar Aircraft Services will present the College with a check representing $26,500 donated toward student scholarships over five years.

Be There On: Feb. 1, 2011 at 4 p.m. (speakers begin at 4:30; Flightstar presentation at 5:15)

Be Where: Florida State College at Jacksonville
Cecil Center South/Aviation Center of Excellence at Cecil Commerce Center
(ASEF located at 13325 Skymaster Road. Watch for signs directing you to event.)
Jacksonville, Florida, 32221

Why? Participating in the event is Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll, whose role aided the development of this $20 million instructional facility. Also participating are Rep. Cliff Stearns, Rep. Dan Davis, Sen. Steven Wise, JAA Director Steve Grossman, and City Council President Jack Webb. The ASEF will expand the area’s aviation training programs. It will help position Cecil Commerce Center as a leader in aviation manufacturing, maintenance and repair. As part of the ceremony, Flightstar founder and President Jerry Hernandez will present a check for $26,500 to be used for Aviation student scholarships.



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