LP man faces challenges toward earning his wings
Lake Placid resident Scott Earley sits in a Sky Arrow personal airplane complete with hand controls at the Sebring Airport during the Aviation Celebration in January. Earley, who uses a wheelchair after a car accident in his twenties, was selected to attend Purdue University’s flight school through a scholarship from the AbleFlight program where he will complete a six-week training course on the Purdue campus to gain a private pilot’s license.
LAKE PLACID — While ascending into the skies in a small plane last year, Scott Earley decided that despite life’s challenges he would focus once again...
A high school student attending Friday’s Minority Male Initiative at South Florida State College receives a bag, with the program’s agenda and information about the college, from SFSC Coordinator Farmworker Career Development Program Tara Jefferies.
SFSC tries to draw more minority males to attend college
A rendering of the future Hendricks Airfield Memorial Park shows the additions of a walkway, wall and landscaping that are to be added to the current flagpole which stands in honor of Lt. Laird Hendricks, a B-17 pilot who died flying the planes in 1941, who the park, and former WWII airfield, is named after.
Campaign begins to create memorial wall near raceway
Lake Placid senior keeper Tamija Douglas allowed less than a goal a game to help the Green Dragons enjoy a successful season. Douglas, who was chosen to play in the FACA All-Star game, has been selected as the Highlands Today 2015-2016 All-Highlands Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
Keeper of the net