ENCOURAGEMENT, SUPPORT KEY TO AVIATION EDUCATION

Young people can do anything they set out to do as long as they have encouragement and a good support team, said former U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration squadron commander Kevin Robbins in a keynote during the fifth annual AOPA High School Aviation STEM Symposium November 10 through 12 in Denver.

“Don’t let other people discourage you from achieving your dreams,” he told more than 350 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators during the two-day gathering that focused on leadership, best learning practices, and hands-on projects designed to engage youth in aviation.

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