Madelyn Knowles is a junior at Elizabeth City State University pursuing an Aviation Science degree with a focus in Aviation Management and Flight Education. Madelyn currently holds a 3.7 GPA. Madelyn is a certified FAA Private Pilot and is currently working on her instrument rating. She is vice president of the Northeastern North Carolina chapter of Women in Aviation Chapter and competes in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association. Madelyn currently works at the Elizabeth City Regional Airport in a front desk and lineman position. Madelyn’s goal after graduation is to pursue a career in military aviation and, preferably, to fly a rotor wing aircraft. She would also like to find the opportunity to be an airport manager of a small FBO. Congratulations to Madelyn on being selected as one of this year’s NCAA Scholarship Award Recipients.