Aviation and Space Education Awards
and Nomination Information
Award nominations are your opportunity to tell the world about someone you know who
has done exceptional work in aviation and space education!
Dr. R. Mervin K. Strickler, Jr. Aerospace Education Leadership Award
In 1995, NCAE established the Dr. Mervin K. Strickler Jr. Award to
honor Dr. Stickler and recognize individuals or organizations that share
his personal commitment and lifelong contributions to aerospace education.
Dr. Strickler has promoted aerospace education for more than 50 years and
is considered the “Father of Aerospace Education.”
Nominees and past winners have been individuals who have demonstrated
outstanding aviation and space education leadership through a noteworthy
achievement and/or made significant contributions to the aerospace field
over a continuous period of time.
Crown Circle for Aerospace
Education Leadership Award
Established in 1979, the Crown Circle for Aerospace Education Leadership
Award recognizes performance of outstanding leadership in aerospace
education. Crown Circle recipients can be proud of having received one of
the highest awards in aerospace education worldwide. Those seeking this
honor must demonstrate involvement in and commitment to aerospace education
as a local, national, or international leader in aerospace.
A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace
Education Teacher of the Year Award
A. Scott Crossfield
Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award was first presented in 1986
and is one of the highlights of every National Conference on Aviation and
Space Education since. Inspired by A. Scott Crossfield, an aerospace
legend, this prestigious award recognizes and rewards aerospace education
teachers for outstanding accomplishments in aerospace education and for
their dedication to the students they teach.
Frank G. Brewer Trophy
The Frank G. Brewer Trophy is awarded annually to an individual, a group
of individuals, or an organization for significant contributions of enduring
value to aerospace education in the United States.
Mr. Frank Brewer explained why he created the award following World War
II: “Because of my two boys and the other million and a half like them that
this war has put into the air, and because aviation has climbed to America’s
No. 1 industry and will offer the greatest opportunities to youth in the
postwar days, I wanted very much to make some kind of contribution to Youth
Click here for the NAA Brewer Trophy Award Nomination
Submission deadline is May 15, 2008.
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