VERO BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2017 – Piper Aircraft announced today that the annual William T. Piper Scholarship has been awarded to Vero Beach High School senior, Miss Lorena Molina of Vero Beach, Florida.

For more than 20 years, the William T. Piper Scholarship has been offered annually to a graduating high school senior. Today the scholarship is available to a graduating senior of Vero Beach High School, Sebastian River High School, or Indian River Charter High School. The scholarship award is for $1,000 per year and is renewable for up to four years. Applicants must demonstrate strong academics, exhibit leadership abilities, be able to show involvement in the community and have extra-curricular activities. Additionally, applicants must submit an essay describing the student’s greatest success thus far.

“This year we received over forty highly qualified applications for the William T. Piper scholarship”, said Jackie Carlon, Director of Marketing and Communications. “Members of Our Community Outreach Committee carefully reviewed each application and considered all of the eligibility criteria. We were beyond impressed at the quality of the applicants as well as the level of their community involvement and their commitment to continuing their education. We congratulate Miss Molina on her hard work and success thus far and we look forward to her continued growth and the advancement of her education.”

About Piper Aircraft

Piper Aircraft Inc., headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla., provides aviators throughout the world with efficient and reliable single- and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series – the M600, M500, M350 and Matrix – offer businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Warrior, Archer TX, Archer DX, Arrow, Seminole and Seneca aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. All Piper airplanes feature advanced Garmin avionics in the cockpit. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.


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Piper Aircraft, Inc.
For further information, contact:
Jackie Carlon
Phone: (772) 299-2859
Fax: (772) 978-6585