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Flight Club 502
Endowment

FLIGHT CLUB 502 ENDOWMENT

FLIGHT CLUB 502 ENDOWMENT ESTABLISHED THANKS TO GIFT FROM MARK & KELLIE CARTER

PRESS RELEASE

September 20, 2022

Flight Club 502 today announced that thanks to a very generous

donation from Mark and Kellie Carter, the non-profit’s Board of

Directors was able to established an endowment designed to

provide youth flight training scholarships.  The Flight Club 502

Kentucky Aviation Aerospace Education Endowment will serve as

a vehicle to provide scholarships to KY area youth opportunity to

explore several facets of aviation including aircraft maintenance,

flight training, along with aviation finance, marketing, IT and

communications.  The Flight Club 502 Executive board would like

to thank Mark and his wife Kellie for their benevolence.  Their gift will grow and provide youth aviation scholarships serving Kentucky youth for years to come.  

 

Mark is currently serving as the Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Aviation at Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet.  As a native to Kentucky and University of Kentucky graduate, Mark has deep roots to the community and has held several C-level positions in health care and consulting industries and is a pilot himself.  As the Commissioner of the KY Dept of Aviation, he understands the importance of getting KY’s youth exposed to aviation and all of the benefits a career in aerospace can offer.  

 

The endowment fund is professionally managed by Baird Advisors based in Louisville KY.  The fund will provide other individuals and businesses in Kentucky to contribute and grow the youth scholarship fund.  Anyone interested in contributing to the endowment please click on this link: PayPal.Me/FC502Endowment

or contact Annabelle Klein at the email address listed below.  

 

Flight Club 502 is volunteer led non-profit (501(c)(3) that was founded in 2015 with a clear mission statement: Teaching young people about STEM, leadership and sound decision making through exposure to all facets of aviation.   The club is led and operated by its youth members with professional adult mentors helping every step of the way.  Flight club 502 provides a wide variety of aviation learning experiences including: building aircraft, providing ultra-low-cost flight training, aviation summer camps, and youth led committees including: business, finance, marketing and communications and IT.  

 

info@flightclub502.org

2911 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY 40205

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