Banquet honors local 4.0 seniors

October 16, 2014 / People / 0 Comments /


Jill Rutan Hoffman speaks to local high school seniors about how education has allowed her to achieve her dreams, especially in aviation. (Courtesy photo)

“5/1/2013 – EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The Mojave Transportation Museum and the Mojave Chamber of Commerce held their 11th Annual Excellence in Academics Recognition Bangquet April 24 at the Mojave Veterans Building. The banquet recognizes high school seniors who achieved a 4.0 Grade Point Average from five East Kern County high schools, which includes Desert Junior Senior High School. Col. Lawrence Hoffman, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School commandant, along with his wife Jill, were guest speakers at the event. Both Hoffmans talked to the aspiring teenagers about how “education is the key to unlock your future.” Both Col. Hoffman and Jill grew up around the Antelope Valley (graduating from Desert High School and Quartz Hill High School respectively) and both attributed their success and being able to follow their aviation dreams through their educational achievements.” (Read article Edwards Air Force Base)


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