June 04, 2013

Landrum Human Resource and National Flight Academy Team Up Scholarships to Benefit Families First of Lakeview

Pensacola, Fla. – June 4, 2013 – Mr. Britt Landrum, President and CEO of Landrum Human Resources, presented a scholarship check for $12,000 to Retired Navy Vice Admiral Gerald Hoewing, President of the National Flight Academy, and Mrs. Ann Harter, Vice President of FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview, to provide scholarships for 7th-12th graders to attend one 5 ½ day summer session at the NFA’s Ambition in-resident summer camp program.

The scholarships will be offered to students who are part of FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview. Attendees will live aboard the virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, where they will experience an immersive, aviation-based adventure that is revolutionizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education. It starts with an immersive, aviation-based story that weaves STEM learning objectives with important 21st century skills including critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication. It all leads to an unparalled learning experience for our leaders of tomorrow. Registration for summer 2013 sessions is now open online at www.nationalflightacademy.com. For more information, please call (850) 458-7836 or email info@nationalflightacademy.com.

About the National Flight Academy

The National Flight Academy opened in May 2012. Students and business professionals from 35 states and three countries attended various educational and corporate programs last year. Located next to the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard NAS Pensacola, the National Flight Academy’s 102,000 square foot facility is designed as a virtual aircraft carrier that provides the back drop for an aviation-based program that is revolutionizing STEM education for 7th-12th graders and professional development for corporate groups. The National Flight Academy, a program of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Inc., is authorized but not endorsed or funded by the U.S. Navy or U.S. Government.

About Landrum Human Resources

Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Pensacola, Fla., Landrum provides staffing, benefits, payroll, training and HR services to over 11,000 worksite employees in 32 states. Landrum gives business owners and employers the ability to focus on growing their businesses while knowing their employment and human resources needs are protected. For more information about Landrum, please visit our website at LandrumHR.com or subscribe to our blog at LandrumHRBlog.com.

About FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview

An affiliate of Baptist Health Care, Lakeview Center Inc. is a network of behavioral health, vocational and child protective services. FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview, a division of Lakeview Center, is the lead agency under contract with the Department of Children and Families for foster care and child protective services in Northwest Florida. Lakeview Center's services address a broad spectrum of human needs, reflecting a longstanding commitment to helping people overcome life’s challenges.

For More Information please contact:
Joni Humphreys, Director of Marketing & Communications
850-266-6128; JHumphreys@LandrumHR.com.

Shelley Ragsdale, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
850-453-2389 ext. 3237; sragsdale@navalaviationmuseum.org.