02-28-2012 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Title
Field Trip for Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC Students to Fly Aboard C-130 Aircraft at Patrick AFB, Florida

Discussion

Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC students have been invited to fly aboard the USAF C-130 aircraft at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, on April 3, 2012.  The educational objectives of this trip include orientation to aeronautics, aviation equipment and careers, and airborne navigation.

Fifteen students and three chaperones plan to leave Eau Gallie High at 9:30 a.m. on April 3 and travel to Patrick AFB by school bus.  The briefing and actual flight time will last approximately one hour.  Following the flight, lunch will be provided at the Patrick Dining Hall.  The group will return to Eau Gallie High School at 1:30 p.m.  The trip is funded by the USAF, and there is no cost to the District.



Recommendation

Approve the field trip request for Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC students to fly aboard the C-30 aircraft at Patrick Air Force Base on April 3, 2012.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 2/14/2012
Consent after Information2/28/2012

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact

John Fitzgerald, CMSgt. USAF (Ret) -- ROTC Instructor, Eau Gallie High School -- 321-242-6400

Jeremy Salmon -- Principal, Eau Gallie High School -- 321-242-6400

Dr. Mark W. Mullins -- South Area Superintendent -- 321-254-0340




Attachment:  Eau Gallie High AFJROTC Flight Aboard C-130 4-3-12.pdf