A ceremony for a student accepted into the Advanced Air Academy was held today at Kendrick High School.
Darian Holcomb, a senior at Kendrick High School, was selected to be a participant in the EAA Advanced Air Academy 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this month.
Kendrick High School staff and community members hosted a surprise celebration in honor of his achievements.
Darian Holcomb says, "It was very fun and exciting. I got a chance to be with other young people with an interest in aviation. I was also taught by very good teachers at a workshop."
Each participant is also provided with ground instruction and introductory recreation flight experiences. Holcomb says he wants to be a commercial pilot for Delta Airlines.