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St. Johns County Aerospace Academy Soars Above the Rest

The St. Johns County Aerospace Academy at St. Augustine High School has been named a National Model Career Academy, the highest designation awarded by the National Career Academy Coalition. The Aerospace Academy is a partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is the first in the nation to receive model award status. Students build model planes and flight simulators, learn air traffic control procedures and conduct a mock engineering symposium, and have the ability to earn up to 24 college credits in Aviation, Aerospace Engineering or Aviation Maintenance Science. For more information about the Aerospace Academy at St. Augustine High School, visit http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/academies/aviation/. Visit http://ncacinc.com for information about the National Career Academy Coalition.