Polk State Aerospace Open House is June 9

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Polk State College’s Aerospace Program will host an open house and information session on June 9 at 6 p.m. at Polk State Airside Center East, 2949 Airside Center Drive in South Lakeland. At the event,…

Polk State Aerospace student Karissa Strickland, left, Lakeland Mayor Howard Wiggs, center, and Polk State Aerospace Director Eric Crump. On Tuesday, Wiggs read a proclamation honoring Polk State Aerospace and other local organizations advancing aerospace education in Polk County. Strickland holds a copy of the proclamation. Crump holds an honorary city key.

Polk State Aerospace Honored at Lakeland Mayor’s Breakfast

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Polk State Aerospace student Karissa Strickland, left, Lakeland Mayor Howard Wiggs, center, and Polk State Aerospace Director Eric Crump. On Tuesday, Wiggs read a proclamation honoring Polk State Aerospace and other local organizations advancing aerospace education in Polk County. Strickland holds a copy of the proclamation. Crump holds an honorary city key.

Polk State Aerospace was honored during Tuesday’s 3rd Annual Lakeland Mayor’s Breakfast at SUN ‘n FUN for its contributions to aviation education and industry. More than 200 attendees were on hand to hear Lakeland Mayor…

From left, ExpressJet First Officer Dano Pebler, Captain Joey Cook, Polk State Aerospace students Aaron Poidevin, Eric Martin, John Reichert, Nathan Calhoun, ExpressJet First Officer Peter Ryan, and First Officer Jack Eastes. A total of seven Polk State Aerospace students were extended conditional job offers during ExpressJet's first hiring visit to the College last week.

ExpressJet Offers Jobs to Seven Polk State Aerospace Students

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From left, ExpressJet First Officer Dano Pebler, Captain Joey Cook, Polk State Aerospace students Aaron Poidevin, Eric Martin, John Reichert, Nathan Calhoun, ExpressJet First Officer Peter Ryan, and First Officer Jack Eastes. A total of seven Polk State Aerospace students were extended conditional job offers during ExpressJet's first hiring visit to the College last week.

  Seven Polk State Aerospace students now know where they will land after graduation: in jobs with ExpressJet, one of the world’s largest regional airlines. “It’s a relief. Two years ago, I didn’t know what…

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