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2022 Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame, and Science Innovation Hall of Fame Honorees to be Awarded at the Air Zoo on Saturday, April 16th

Only 5 days left until the exciting return of the joint Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame and Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards event, held annually at the Air Zoo.   Join Air Zoo staff, event sponsors, awardees, and guests for an evening of celebration and inspiration as they honor inductees and award winners. The event will be fun, light-hearted, and inspiring, dedicated to recognizing both the immense achievement of Michigan’s aerospace leaders, as well as our regio... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Apr 11, 2022

Air Zoo Tops the Charts on MIOSHA COVID Safety Visit

As we navigate the unknown and do our best to plan for both safety and growth, the Air Zoo recently participated in a voluntary program with the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) to assess the COVID-19 safety protocols, processes, and procedures across every square inch of our buildings. The visit, which took place on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, took 3 hours and included the following: Review of the categorization of jobs into appropriate risk categories ... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Jan 11, 2021

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

Air Zoo and Christy Kincaid named in 2020 MMA Member Awards

Every year, the Michigan Museums Association (MMA) presents awards to members for exceptional programs, exhibits, and individuals that made an impact during the year. 2020 has been challenging on many fronts, so they're putting their typical awards program on hold in favor of celebrating MMA members, individuals and institutions, that supported, adapted, and innovated this year. We are extremely proud to have been awarded the 2020 Pivot! Award, as an organization that transitio... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Wednesday, Oct 21, 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


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