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Aviation grad’s star on the rise

Erin Grant’s career continues to soar.

The Bachelor of Aviation Technology graduate has been named the 2015 Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Rising Star recipient.

The national award is presented annually to a woman between the ages of 16 and 30 who has demonstrated exceptional promise of leadership and contribution in any area of aviation and aerospace or in a volunteer capacity. The award is named after Elsie Gregory MacGill, the world’s first female aircraft designer.

Since graduating from the College in 2013, Erin has worked as a first officer with ‪Jazz Aviation LP. She also serves as a flight instructor in the School of Aviation and at the Central Ontario Gliding Center.

During her studies, Erin received many accolades including being named valedictorian and a recipient of the Seneca Cup — the College’s most prestigious student award.