Nick served fourteen years in the Marine Corps before attending and graduating from Redstone College (now Spartan College). Nick is currently a hiring manager for the Maintenance Base Manager at Great Lakes Airlines. He prefers to hire Spartan graduates because they know more than other graduates from other aviation maintenance schools.
Nick’s words of wisdom to future graduates are to not wait too long after graduation to take your A & P exams.
Growing up in a family in an aviation history with several members already working in the field, Bryan had an interest that began early on in life. Knowing his career path would be in aviation Bryan enrolled at Spartan College. Today Bryan works in fleet transactions acquiring retiring commercial aircraft for Southwest Airlines.
Bryan recently stopped by campus with an engine donation through Southwest Airlines. While at Spartan he reflected on his time while a student and recommends Spartan due to the amount of knowledge you receive gives you a huge leg up in the industry.
Sunny graduated from the Spartan CollegeInland Empire campus in June of 2017. Currently, he is employed by West Coast Air Creations as a Fabricator – Shop Assistant working with World War II-era vintage aircraft. Sunny’s favorite thing about working for West Coast Air Creations is building custom parts and being able to use his talent.
Sunny recommends Spartan because Spartan taught him the core fundamentals that he uses daily.
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AMT graduate Nathan Lober, shared with us his Spartan College story last year. Taking a lifelong dedication to aviation, Nathan is being rewarded by the campus for all his hard work by being named the 2016 maintenance technician of the year!
In the video below, hear what Nathan had to say about his accomplishment, and what it means to him to be a vital part of the Spartan College community.
Spartan College graduate Kymberly Logan grew up on a farm in a small Kanas town. Her farm had a runaway in her backyard, and she’s been flying in airplanes since she was six months old. From that moment on, she had a love for all things aviation.
In 2004, while visiting Spartan College with her grandmother, Kymberly took the steps to pursue a career in aviation. With her grandmother’s blessing that she could do anything she put her mind to, Kymberly chose Spartan, and graduated.
Today, Kymberly is currently working as an Aircraft Mechanic at Elite Aircraft Service in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Every day when she comes to work she is challenged by her job and feels empowered by her career than began at Spartan.
Watch Kymberly’s Spartan College testimonial in the video below:
Bob Fiala, graduate, from both the Spartan College A&P program and NDT program, found his passion in non-destructive testing. From Spartan Bob was able to progress from a technician to an ASNT Level III then to an MT, PT, RT, VT, and UT examiner for the United States Navy.
Below is a video testimonial from an alumni that received his Associates in Aviation Maintenance Technology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology Management. After receiving two degrees from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, Femi was hired as a Avionics System Specialist at Lufthansa Technik Component Services.