Hagerstown

PIA Hagerstown hosts its First Blood Drive of 2020

PIA students and staff gave the ultimate Valentines Day gift this year, participating in PIA's first blood drive of 2020.  The event, held February 18th, included 23 donors - five of which were first-time donors.  In total, 27 pints of blood were donated from those who participated.  PIA would...

Hagerstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Friday, December 20th, celebrated the 17 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Sheldon Wilmot was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Becraft was named Salutatorian.  Dakota Becraft, Matthew Ritter, Kyle Wilcom...

Washington County Public Schools Career Luncheon

PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the Washington County Public Schools' Career Luncheon on December 10th.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at PIA Hagerstown, was able to speak to 5th-grade students about PIA and careers in Aviation Maintenance.After the luncheon, students completed surveys regarding the new career opportunity they...

Tech Center Students Tour American Airlines Hangar

Students from the Aviation Program at the Dr. James A. Forrest Technology Center had the opportunity to tour the American Airlines hangar at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  The tour, which occurred on October 10th, was facilitated through PIA and Kevin Dallaire of Piedmont Airlines.  Students had a...

PIA Hagerstown Earns School of Excellence

PIA Hagerstown was honored as a School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges this year.  The awards are given to schools for their efforts in demonstrating a high level of achievement among their students and their commitment to the accreditation process.The Hagerstown Campus was...

DuVal High School Visits PIA

Staff members from DuVal High School had the opportunity to visit PIA Hagerstown.  DuVal, a magnet school in Lanham, Maryland, offers an Aerospace & Aviation program at their institution.  The visit included a presentation and tour of PIA's facilities, where DuVal staff members had the opportunity to learn more...

Hagerstown August 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the graduates of the Hagerstown August 2019 graduating class.  The graduates completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program and were celebrated in a ceremony held on August 16th.  Grant Armstrong was named Valedictorian of the class, and Tyler Harbold was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Grant...

HCC STEMM Visit to PIA

Students participating in the Hagerstown Community College STEMM Day camp were able to visit PIA Hagerstown on Tuesday, June 25th.  The 35 students participating in the camp were able to tour PIA's facilities and sit in the Cessna Mini 500 aircraft utilized by students for their training.The HCC STEMM...

Aviation Career Day at Harrisburg International Airport

An article on AviationPros website highlights PIA’s recent participation in an event to raise awareness about the growing demand for aviation technicians.PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the first-ever Aviation Career Day held at the Harrisburg International Airport.  A collaboration between the airport, PIA, and Piedmont Airlines brought...