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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Spartan College graduate Robert Hampton spent four years in the Marine Corps Infantry, later moving over to combat life-saving before becoming a civilian EMS.
Robert, a North Dakota native, then moved to Oklahoma to continue practicing EMS. While in Oklahoma, Robert learned about Spartan College and decided that the Aviation Electronics Technology training was for him, and in 2016 graduation Spartan College with his diploma.
Currently, Robert works for TriMedx repairing health professional electronic equipment that all doctors use to help save lives.
Spartan College graduate Frank Hayes currently works as a Chiller Plant Operator at Haynes Mechanical and finds it to be a rewarding career. Before that, Frank had ten years of military service and forty years as an aviation mechanic.
Frank loved the hands on approach he received at Spartan. Getting his hands dirty every day in the lab was one of his favorite things about taking the HVAC program at Spartan.
Find out what else Frank has to say about his Spartan College education in the video below.
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 of Aeronautics and Technology NDT graduate Kristin Bale, always has had a passion for space travel. The safety aspect of space flight was something that Kristin wanted to make a difference in. Taking her education from Spartan, she’s taken her talents to help make space travel safer working at Space X as a Non-Destructive tester.
In her testimonial below, hear what Kristin has to say about her experience at Spartan College and what her big plans involving space travel are!
Spartan College campus president Ryan Goertzen grew up in a small town in Nebraska and had an early exposure to the world of aviation. Thanks to an aerial operator that was next door to his childhood home, Ryan knew being a pilot was what he wanted to do with his life.
Graduating from the University of Nebraska, Ryan moved to Appleton, Wisconsin where he worked as a pilot instructor. His next move was to Oklahoma City, where he became the director of training for an organization called AR Corp before becoming the flight campus president at Spartan College.
Hear more about Ryan’s Spartan College story by watching the video above.
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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.
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Spartan College instructor Alan Rapp, grew up in the air force and has been around airplanes his entire life. Because of his upbringing being around airplanes, Alan acquired his private pilot’s license.
To be closer to his family, Alan started working for Southwest Airlines loading bags. While working at Southwest, he developed an interest in becoming a line mechanic. Earning his A&P certification, he moved up to a line mechanic at Southwest. When he’s not at Southwest, Alan dedicates his time to teaching Spartan students as a way to give back to a career that’s given so much to him.