Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Reporter: Donna Gutierrez
ROSWELL – The Aviation Maintenance Technology department at ENMU-Roswell recently received the Certificate of Excellence 'Diamond Award' from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration.
The award was presented for actively participating in the FAA Aviation Technician Training Program, and for the university's commitment to increasing aviation safety.
"Participation in this highly effective training program places the faculty of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell in a very elite group of Aviation Maintenance Technician schools," said Karen Adams, Manager, Flight Standards District Office in Albuquerque.
"The Federal Aviation Administration appreciates the dedication and professionalism of ENMU-Roswell by making individual time and training available for its faculty to have the opportunity to participate in the Maintenance Technician Awards Program. By continuing to support faculty members and students in their quest for excellence in their chosen field, ENMU-Roswell is benefiting the aviation industry," Adams said.
"This certificate recognizes the highest level of excellence in aviation technician training," said Dr. Judy Armstrong, ENMU-Roswell provost. "This award means a great deal to us, as it recognizes the high standards of our AMT department and was made possible through the dedicated efforts of our AMT instructors." Armstrong thanked instructors Jerry DeLosh, Mike Montoya, Karen Cain, David Partain, and Program Director Jim Primm for their hard work.
(L-R) Aviation instructors David Partain, Karen Cain, Mike Montoya, Jim Primm (Program Director), Lynn Crouch (Pilot Training), Jerry DeLosh, and Terry Guerrero, Department secretary. (photo by Donna Gutierrez)