The sky is not the limit: cruising altitude

Chickasaw student applies what she learned from high school STEM

ADA, Okla.-Sara Ellis is one of the few girls enrolled in Ada High School's aviation program.

"I never thought I would want to be in the aviation field," Ellis said. "I was not good at math or science. The aviation program has taught me that if you have something that you really want to do, like flying, it makes things like calculus easier when you see how they are applied."

Now, the 17-year-old is learning the ins and outs of the lucrative and male dominated aviation industry as part of "The Sky is Not the Limit: Cruising Altitude" program, which primes students to study aviation degrees in c...

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