Elburn residents receive CABAA scholarships through Lewis University

By on November 16, 2013

ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—Brian Zankowski and Kelly Kovacic of Elburn were two of nine Lewis University aviation students to recently receive scholarships from the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA).

Zankowski received the Flight Safety Professional Flight Award. The $18,000 scholarship will financially assist him in his extensive training at Flight Safety International, such as flight time in a simulator and ground school training. Zankowski graduated from Lewis University in 2010 with his Bachelor of Science in aviation flight management and economics. Zankowski continues to work on his master’s degree in finance through the university. In addition to being a flight instructor at Lewis University, he works for Blatti Aviation. Zankowski has over 1,950 hours of total time.

Kovacic received a $4,000 scholarship that is awarded to students with a devotion to the business aviation industry and high levels of achievement.