SUN ’n FUN’s 2017 Top Gun Citation of Merit Awarded

(May 23, 2017) Jensen Houck, a senior at Central Florida Aerospace Academy on the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus, was awarded SUN ’n FUN’s 2017 Top Gun Citation of Merit. Jensen received a $4,000 SUN ‘n FUN scholarship.   Jensen plans to attend Polk State University in the fall with a focus on a Professional Pilot Science Degree. 

The Top Gun Citation of Merit is presented to the graduating senior student who has consistently demonstrated outstanding scholastic accomplishment, exemplary character and motivating leadership during their tenure at Central Florida Aerospace Academy. The Top Gun honoree is an example to others in not only academic excellence, but in service to their community. He or she has been a regular and visible participant in aviation related programs and events. The Top Gun’s standout performance and work ethic in all areas define him or her as an influential moving force in the future of the aerospace industry, supporting the SUN ‘n FUN and Aerospace Center for Excellence mission of building A Brighter Future Through Aviation.

Jensen is pictured with SUN ‘n FUN Chairman of the Board Bob Knight (left) and SUN ‘n FUN President/CEO John “Lites” Leenhouts (right) at CFAA’s end of the year awards ceremony on Monday, May 22, 2017.

The Top Gun Scholarship is powered by The James Ray Foundation, Knight Industrial, Gulf Coast Avionics, Polk State College and SUN ‘n FUN.

To learn more about scholarship programs through the Aerospace Center for Excellence and SUN ‘n FUN, please contact Robb Williams at RWilliams@flysnf.org or call him at 863-644-2431.