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    Ms. Kimberly Crayton has been chosen as one of the 24 finalists for this year’s Leadership Experience. 

    7th Annual U.S. Air Force / FIRST® Leadership Experience for FIRST Teachers & Mentors

    The U.S. Air Force develops leaders of remarkable character and vision. For the 7th year, the 

    U.S. Air Force is offering a unique three-day leadership program providing FIRST mentors with 

    hands on leadership training taught by Air Force personnel.Throughout the three-day experience, 

    mentors will attend lectures, take part in team building exercises, and tour a local Air Force Base. 

    The Air Force will select a group of 24 teachers and mentors from FIRST Tech Challenge and 

    FIRST Robotics Competition teams who are helping inspire today’s youth to become the technical 

    leaders of tomorrow.Here are the 24 finalists for this year’s Leadership Experience. 


    FIRST Tech Challenge
    Allison Fannin Cibolo, TX
    Brenda McGuinn Lexington, NC
    Caroline Hanson Aspen, CO
    Cheryl Dirck Noble, OK
    Christopher Kunkel Hoboken, NJ
    David Collins Champlain, NY
    Joseph Wood High Point, NC
    Matthew Brady Robbinsville, NJ
    Michael Puckett Murfreesboro, TN
    Sharon Jaeschke Gowrie, IA
    Stephanie Ruple Shannon, MS
    Susan Duff Dry Fork, VA
    FIRST Robotics Competition 
    Brad Billeaudeau Del Rio, TX
    Brigid Harmeyer Brookfield, WI
    Christine Sapio Flagstaff, AZ
    Danielle Crispo Indianapolis, IN
    Elly-May O'Toole Boston, MA
    Halit Colak Warren, MI
    Jennifer Adams South Jordan, UT
    John Stout Sandusky, OH
    Kimberly Crayton Dawson, GA
    Laura Zimny Esko, MN
    Oscar Vasquez Santa Monica, CA
    Richard Oka San Diego, CA
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