Lauren Steele, a junior majoring in professional flight technology from Lapel, Ind.
Her goal: To be involved in mission aviation, flying to remote areas of the world to help people.
Inspired by Amelia: She wrote a paper in high school on Amelia Earhart and realized what a trailblazer Amelia was for women. Even though Lauren’s grandfather had [...]
Alice Tam, a senior majoring in professional flight technology from Madison, Ind.
Her goal: To be a pilot for an international airline.
Her passion: Alice is inspired each time she steps foot inside an airplane, especially the big airliners. “I get excited because I love flying. I love everything about it.”
Her quest for adventure: She is interested [...]
Juliana Lindner , a senior majoring in management and professional flight technology from Hanover Park, Ill.
Her goal: To work in aviation finance.
Sky-high dreams: She was inspired at the age of 14 to pursue aviation after taking a free plane ride during a summer vacation in Wisconsin. From then on, she knew a typical desk job [...]
Dekiyra Love, a freshman majoring in professional flight technology and minoring in meteorology from Kansas City, Kan.
Her goal: To work in the commercial or corporate aviation industry.
Early interest: At the age of 14, she was so fascinated with her first flight to Disney World that she began to consider aviation as a career. From then [...]
Jill Grable, a sophomore majoring in professional flight technology and Krannert management from Floyds Knobs, Ind.
Her goal: To gain experience at a regional airline before joining a major airline.
Why Purdue?: “A lot of pilots in the aviation industry know of the great aviation technology program here at Purdue. When I fly commercially everyone says, ‘Purdue. [...]