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Ramirez completes private pilot certificate in RMC aviation program

Ramirez Pilot Cert

BILLINGS, January 9, 2015 – Jacob Ramirez has completed his FAA private pilot certificate at Rocky Mountain College. Jacob is the son of John and Kathy Ramirez of Helena, Mont., and is a freshman majoring in aeronautical science at Rocky Mountain College.

The aeronautical science program includes a four-year baccalaureate degree that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots. Ramirez plans to complete his instrument rating this year, which will include training in glass cockpit aircraft, as another milestone toward his goal of flying for a medical-air service or skydiving pilot. Ramirez graduated from Capital High School in 2014. 

Approximately 100 students are enrolled in the aviation program at Rocky Mountain College, making it one of the largest academic programs at the College. Founded in 1878, RMC is Montana’s oldest institution of higher education. The College prides itself on its unique tradition of educating leaders and professionals through academic excellence, transformational learning, and shared responsibility and stewardship.

A private, liberal arts-rooted college offering more than 50 major concentrations, RMC has a diverse population of approximately 1,000 students who represent 48 states and 22 countries.

RMC also offers distinctive undergraduate programs in aviation and equestrian studies along with graduate programs in accountancy, physician assistant studies, and educational leadership.

For more information visit www.rocky.edu

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