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An aviation scholarship has been established in the name of longtime Branson West mayor John Rhodes who died recently.

The John Rhodes Aviation Award will provide wto people between the ages of 14 and 17 a one hour introductory flight lesson.  Rhodes, who was involved in aviation in his 20 year military career, was instrumental in establishing the Branson West Municipal Airport.

The scholarships, which are sponsored by Rhodes' wife Bridget and Don Rogers of Wells Aircraft, Inc. which manages the Branson West airport, will be presented after applications submitted to the award board are reviewed.

For more information contact the Branson West Airport at at 417-272-3921.