Zachary Waller, Pelican Rapids, Minn., a senior majoring in unmanned aircraft systems, is one of five recipients of the National Business Aviation Association/University Aviation Association Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship. Waller has a private pilot’s license and has been involved with gathering research for the Federal Aviation Administration by operating a “CropCam.”
Announced Wednesday, Oct. 19, NBAA awarded five college students studying aviation-related curricula at NBAA and UAA member institutions the NBAA/UAA. The UND Aerospace Foundation is matching the Barden scholarship for Waller.
The scholarship is named for Aviation Personnel International founder Janice K. Barden, who has been active in the aviation community for decades and has served many times as the Local Committee chair of NBAA’s Annual Meeting and Convention.