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Mutchler completes instrument rating in RMC aviation program 

BILLINGS, August 5, 2015 – Joseph Mutchler has completed his FAA instrument rating at Rocky Mountain College. Joseph is the son of Tom and Laura Mutchler of Silesia, Mont., and is a senior majoring in aeronautical science at Rocky Mountain College. Joseph plans to complete his commercial pilot rating this year, which will also include training in glass cockpit aircraft. Joseph graduated from Joliet High School in 2000.

The RMC aeronautical science program includes a four-year baccalaureate degree that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots. Approximately 100 students are enrolled in the RMC aviation program, making it one of the largest academic programs at the College. Founded in 1878, RMC is Montana’s oldest institution of higher education.

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. The College prides itself on its unique tradition of educating leaders and professionals through academic excellence, transformational learning, and shared responsibility and stewardship.

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