2018 Pilot of the Year Banquet
Congratulations to Karen Vaughn on being awarded this year’s Pilot of the Year!
Congratulations to Diane Myer on being awarded this year’s Professional Pilot of the Year!
Congratulations to Amy Davis on being named this year’s Super Star!
Congratulations go to Melody Liddell for being named our OC 99’s Chapter Ambassador!
Our 2018-2019 Board
Cheryl Cotman-Chair, Kristina Hamm, Vice Chair,
Morgan Thorpe-Secretary, Lena Wilson-Treasurer
CJ awards our Eleanor Todd Scholarship winners
Andrea Garcia, Cindy Santoso, Mindy Nye
Our past Chair, Irene Engard, and her husband, Alan, swim off with Irene’s swan song!
Our OC99 member, Janise Lambert, passed her Airbus type rating on June 6, 2018!
MingMing Xiao solos for the first time
October 7, 2017!
2017 Pilot of the Year Banquet
Congratulations to Diane Titterington-Machado for being our Crystal Heart…the heart of our Chapter!
Congratulations to Shirley Mc Fall for being our Super Star!
Congratulations to Kiersten Ellis, Kristina Hamm, & Morgan Thorpe for being our Rising Stars!
Congratulations to Kiersten Ellis, Kristina Hamm, & Jamie Tanabe for being our first OC 99’s scholarship recipients!
Our 2017 POY Banquet attendees
Congratulations Carol Bennett! Carol passed her Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument Check Ride on November 8, 2016!
Kristina Hamm solos for the first time
October 30, 2016!
Angela Munoz solos for the first time
November 25, 2015!
Kim Nobles earned her private pilot license September 17, 2015!
Karen Vaughn earned her private pilot license September 16, 2015!
Pilot of the Year Banquet 2015
Arlene Wilske is featured in the Orange County Register: Dana Point Times.
Click on the link below to view the article.
Dana Point Times – Arlene – PPOY
Professional Pilot of the Year, Arlene Wilske (center), with Julie McCoy Schafer (left) and Irene Engard (right).
Arlene with her proud family: father, Llew, daughter, Dana, husband, Rod, and (step) mother Marilyn. (Llew & Marilyn drove down from SBA to join our celebration of Arlene).
SWS Section Governor, Barbara Crooker, installed next year’s officers: Chair, Irene Engard, Treasurer, Lena Wilson, Secretary, Carol Bennett, and Vice-Chair, Becky Valdez
Saluting our aviation partners: OCPA’s Joe Finell, KSNA’s Jeff Rountree, Sunrise Aviation’s Michael Church, and Fred Holstein.
Cheryl Cotman earned her private pilot license on June 15, 2015!
Cheryl (left) with CFI, Carol Bennett.
Lina Shi earned her private pilot license on February 24, 2014!
Skylar Lewis earned her private pilot license on Aug 20, 2014!!
Lena Wilson earned her private pilot license on Aug 17, 2014!
Maddy Mearsch earned her private pilot license on Aug 11, 2014!
Pilot of the Year Banquet 2014
Julie McCoy is awarded Pilot of the Year!
Pam Hengsteler is awarded Professional Pilot of the Year!
Lena Wilson Solos! April 17, 2014 Madeline Mearsch Solos! March 10, 2014 Our Kiersten in the News!
2013-Vicky Anderson is inducted into the 99’s Forest of Friendship
“You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.” Amelia Earhart
Click here to read about the 99s International Forest of Friendship: http://ifof.org/About_The_Forest.html