Eastman Campus Instructor Wins Aerospace Award

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013 9:14 PM
Category: School of Aviation

Macon, GA

Rick Krontz, an aircraft structural technology instructor at Middle Georgia State College's Eastman Campus, was honored with the Aerospace Award at this year’s Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. Krontz was recognized for his contribution to the aerospace industry and his commitment to the community.

Judy Madden, the CEO and president of the Chamber of Commerce, said, “Krontz was recognized because he is outstanding in his field, as well as for his involvement with the unmanned aerial vehicle program and his ability to bring visitors to the college in Eastman.”

Dr. David Brockway, director of the Eastman Campus, said, “We are proud that Rick Krontz has received the Aerospace Award in recognition of his contributions toward developing aerospace industry in Eastman. This honor points to the positive economic impact that the Eastman Campus of Middle Georgia State College has on this area.”

File Photo: Left to right, Chad Dennis, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program Coordinator for the Georgia Center of Innovation for Aerospace and Middle Georgia College instructor in the Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) Department; Rick Krontz, Director of the Institute for Applied Aerospace Research; and Michael Mendez, student intern.