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2022 Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame, and Science Innovation Hall of Fame Honorees Awarded at the Air Zoo

Michigan aerospace pioneers, students and the community met together to celebrate the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame and the Science Innovation Hall of Fame last week. See the Event Program Book. The Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame enshrined the five members of the ‘Class of 2022’. The enshrinees were: Col. Eugene “Gene” Carolan - United States Army, Pilot CW4 Dennis “Doc” Hallada - United States Army, Pilot Dr. Christina Hammock Kock - NASA, Astronaut a... Read More

2020 Employee and Volunteer Awards

It is with great pride and appreciation that we announce our 2020 Employee of the Year and 2020 Volunteer of the Year award winners: Erin Lewis and John Seward.  Erin Lewis, Empolyee of the Year Erin has always been a rock star (especially when she teaches geology) here at the Air Zoo during her seven-year tenure, but her impact on her team and the Air Zoo as a whole in 2020 has certainly reached a new level. She came to the Air Zoo with many foundational qualities and skills ... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Friday, Dec 11, 2020

SIHOF Recipient Achieves Success

In 2016, Quincy High School senior Noah Winans was awarded a Science Innovation Hall of Fame Student Excellence Award and scholarship from the Air Zoo. Noah’s passion for science subsequently led him to Kansas State University, where he is currently majoring in Agronomy (Plant Sciences). Not knowing where his path would lead him, Noah spent the past four years at KSU identifying his passions and connecting them to the science that he loves. Since his ... Read More
Posted by Abby Sample at Friday, Jan 24, 2020

Air Zoo Hosts Free Event Wednesday (4/17) Evening & 50% Discount for Military Families Saturday & Sunday (4/20-4/21)!

Portage, MI, April 15, 2019 – The Air Zoo is excited to be partnering with two amazing organizations, offering free and/or reduced admission to visitors.  The festivities begin Wednesday, April 17th, with a free after-hours event called, An Evening at the Air Zoo. On Saturday and Sunday, April 20th & 21st, the Air Zoo will be offering all military personnel and their immediate families 50% off general admission in recognition of April being designated as Month of the Milit... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Apr 15, 2019


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