As a tenured pilot with Southwest Airlines, Ted Orris’83 has stayed involved with his alma mater. He has been involved in College of Aeronautics and Engineering events, serving as a keynote speaker for Safety Day and was honored at the 2018 Vision 21 Awards Banquet.
CEO at True-Course Aviation Insurance, Los Angeles, CA. The aviation education was the best education I have ever received. The focus on procedures and clarity in the name of safety has stayed with me to this day. Not just flying airplanes but approaching any situations with risk.
Andrea Deyling ’19 began flying airplanes at Kent State University as a flight student, then became a certified flight instructor (CFI). After graduating with honors, with a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Technology, she worked in Kitty Hawk as a pilot and safety instructor (eVTOL aircraft), then as an Airship Ventures/Zeppelin pilot, a high degree operations/chief airship pilot.