The Forrest Jones Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 to honor Forrest Jones, a dedicatedaviation maintenance professional and role model who combined innovative thinking and a commonsenseapproach to everyday problems. Forrest made a significant contribution to aviation in the State ofAlaska, actively supporting aircraft operations for over forty years. His maintenance philosophy of “fixingit right, by the book” was combined with a high degree of professionalism and integrity.
The Forrest Jones Memorial Scholarship seeks to perpetuate this attitude and commitment to aviation inAlaska. The scholarship is awarded in early spring at the annual Alaska Air Carriers AssociationConvention. The amount to be awarded each year will be determined annually by the AACA ScholarshipCommittee. A scholarship in the amount of $3000 shall be awarded in March 2012.