Young Eagles program gives kids a chance to fly
Keith Brandt helped launch the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles program roughly a decade ago. He explained that at the beginning, the group didn't have any response, but it began working with the schools to try to get kids to come to the event.
Brandt explained why the organization chose eighth-graders. "Eighth-graders don't have to be cool," Brandt said. "They're still enthusiastic about things."
Read the complete story in the Sept. 12 Advance.