Duane Moorer Scholarship


The late Captain Duane "Tony" Moorer was a pilot for the United Parcel Service (UPS), where he enjoyed a distinguished career that lasted nineteen years.

He cultivated his craft and love of aviation as a pilot and logistics officer for the United States Marine Corps. His educational background includes a Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace Technology from Indiana State University in 1982. In civilian life, Tony was also a Flight Instructor, Founder/Owner of Moorer Aviation Academy (a FAR-141 Flight Training School); and Midwest Atlantic (a Residential Construction Company).

As a member of The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), Tony was dedicated to inspiring at-risk youth and young adults to aim high despite their economic status and/or social background. Tony always greeted people with a smile and a few witty words. He has logged over 10,000 hours of flight time flying both 757/767 jetliner.

This scholarship is worth $2000.

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