National Flight Academy Graduates First Class of 2013

March 28, 2013

Press Release: The National Flight Academy will hold a graduation ceremony for the first group of 7th-12th grade students to complete the Ambition program in 2013. The ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29 in the National Flight Academy facility located adjacent to the National Naval Aviation Museum on NAS Pensacola. Congressman Jeff Miller will give the remarks to the graduates and guests.

The National Flight Academy worked with Workforce Miami to bring 94 Miami-area high school students on Spring Break to Pensacola. The students have been aboard the virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, where they experienced an immersive, aviation-based adventure that is revolutionizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education. It starts with an immersive, aviation-based story that weaves STEM learning objectives with important 21st century skills including critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication. It all leads to an unparalled learning experience for our leaders of tomorrow.

Registration for summer 2013 sessions is now open online at For more information please call (850) 458-7836 or

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