GMAA to honor American Airlines

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OCT 6, 2015: American Airlines vice president-Miami Marilyn DeVoe and Miami International Airport Director Emilio T. Gonzalez, together with other aviation officials, will be honored at the Greater Miami Aviation Association’s 88th Annual Wright Brothers Gala on October 11 at the Trump National Doral Miami Resort.

DeVoe will receive the Amelia Earhart Award which celebrates the significant contributions, outstanding achievements and accomplishments made by women in aviation. Dr. Gonzalez will receive the Juan Trippe Award which recognizes the significant contributions made by an individual to the development of international aviation. Trippe was the founder of Pan Am World Airways in 1927. Under Trippe’s leadership, Pan Am essentially represented America’s commercial aviation policy overseas by pioneering international routes and operating global daily flights.

In addition, 15 students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida Memorial University, Broward College and Miami-Dade College will be provided $5,000 scholarships under the George T. Bachelor Scholarship Fund.

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