Air Show sponsoring Young Eagles contest


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



2016 Young Eagles essay contest winner Megan Reed of Tipp City is pictured with Sean D. Tucker.

2016 Young Eagles essay contest winner Megan Reed of Tipp City is pictured with Sean D. Tucker.


Photo by Darrell Wacker | Civitas Media

DAYTON — The Vectren Dayton Air Show is once again sponsoring its Young Eagles Contest that will allow the winning child to take a plane ride with legendary stunt pilot Sean D. Tucker.

Children between ages 8 and 17 on June 22 are invited to enter an essay contest with the theme of “What I imagine my first airplane ride will be like” or “What this flight will mean to me.”

The 2016 winner was Megan Reed, a 15-year old girl from Tipp City.

To be eligible:

  • You must be between the ages of 8 and 17 by June 22, 2017.
  • You have never flown in anything smaller than a commercial plane.
  • Write an essay no less than 100 words and no more than 300 words on one of the following themes:
  • Be willing to be interviewed by various media formats for promotion of the air show.
  • Have a parent or guardian accompany you to the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 22, 2017 no later than 9:30 a.m.
  • Parent/guardian must sign the standard Young Eagles waiver on the day of the flight.

All entries must be received by Wednesday, May 31 at 5 p.m. on the Vectren Dayton Air Show website at www.daytonairshow.com/2015/young-eagles/.

2016 Young Eagles essay contest winner Megan Reed of Tipp City is pictured with Sean D. Tucker.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/04/web1_YoungEagle.jpg2016 Young Eagles essay contest winner Megan Reed of Tipp City is pictured with Sean D. Tucker. Photo by Darrell Wacker | Civitas Media

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.