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Southeastern hosts prospective students at Aviation Visitation Day

Airline pilot and Southeastern graduate Chris Ferguson addresses the crowd of high school students and their parents Friday at Aviation Visitation Day. Ferguson is a first officer with American Airlines and also president of the Southeastern Aviation Alumni Association.

Airline pilot and Southeastern graduate Chris Ferguson addresses the crowd of high school students and their parents Friday at Aviation Visitation Day. Ferguson is a first officer with American Airlines and also president of the Southeastern Aviation Alumni Association.

DURANT, Okla. – An impressive group of 70 high school students learned more about higher education and potential careers Friday as Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosted Aviation Visitation Day.

The informational event attracted visitors from as far away as San Antonio and Houston, Texas, as well as Arkansas.

The day’s agenda included tours of the main campus, as well as of the Aviation Sciences Institute facilities. Students visited with faculty and staff members, learned more about aviation careers from airline pilots who were in attendance, and received information regarding admissions, financial aid and scholarships at Southeastern.

Students experience the flight simulator Friday afternoon.

Students experience the flight simulator Friday afternoon.

 

Aviation Visitation Day attracts prospective students to campus

DURANT, Okla. – Eighty high school students/parents attended Aviation Visitation Day Friday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The Southeastern Aviation Sciences Institute (ASI) hosted the event, which included a campus tour andvisits to facilities and the regional airport. The students also participated in a flight simulator demonstration and learned more through a panel discussion of aviation careers and information provided by several regional airline representatives.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage welcomed the students and their parents to campus Friday morning.

ASI faculty and staff also visited with the students to provide additional information about the aviation program.

Students participate in flight simulation at Aviation Visitation Day.

Students participate in flight simulation at Aviation Visitation Day.

Pilot and Southeastern Aviation Alumni president Chris Ferguson visits with students and parents Friday morning at Aviation Visitation Day.

Pilot and Southeastern Aviation Alumni president Chris Ferguson visits with students and parents Friday morning at Aviation Visitation Day.