2017 Future Thrust Awards Banquet

The Future Thrust Awards Banquet
A Red-Tailed Hawks Youth Program Fundraiser

On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, at 5:30 pm, at Renton Technical College, 3000 NE 4th Street, Renton, WA 98056, we will revel in the success of the Red-Tailed Hawks Youth Program and celebrate Future Thrust Award Honorees for their success in Thrusting young people into their Futures.

Individual Banquet Tickets are $70.

The year-around Red-Tailed Hawks Youth Program educates and introduces under-served and underrepresented youth to the exciting world of aviation and promotes an interest in aviation history along with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  RTH students experience aerospace industry facilities, learn pilot knowledge, and fly in simulators and airplanes.  Young people who want to learn to fly can earn scholarships for Red-Tailed Hawks Flight Lessons for Youth (FLY) and the Black Pilots of America, Inc.
“Les Morris” Summer Flight Academy.

Attire: Business dress / Coat & Tie

You are invited to help fuel our vision: Legacy Lift, Future Thrust…

Please join us at our annual banquet and consider becoming a sponsor.

Sponsor Levels

Fledgling Encourager -$100 Nest Builder – $500
Flight Provider – $1000  Red-Tailed Hawker – $3000 

Please make checks payable to: Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club – PO Box 1403, Mukilteo, WA 98275

Or you may contribute with credit card via PayPal below.

Scott Oram
Les Morris Award
for Youth Programs
Sharon Norris, MD
Leroy Roberts Award
for Education
Stephanie LaBoo
Walt Braithwaite Award
for Careers
Keynote Speaker


Lt. Gen. Stacye D. Harris, USAF, will fly in from the Pentagon to provide inspiring remarks. Lt. Gen. Harris’ accomplishments include rising to be the first black female numbered Air Force Commander.




This uplifting evening will be facilitated by our emcee Angela Russell, journalist and screen writer


Banquet & Sponsorship Options


Extend your support for the Red-Tailed Hawks Youth Program by purchasing a raffle ticket – only $20.00 per ticket!

Raffle Tickets Available Here


Contact the RTH Board of Directors, flywa.bpa@gmail.com, with any questions.

2017 Future Thrust Awards Banquet Flyer (PDF)