Student Memorial

In Loving Memory of Good Friends

Benjamin Dressler

Students in the class of 2017 honored Benjamin Dressler at their school graduation ceremony by saving a seat for him, marked with flowers. Benjamin tragically lost his life in a private plane accident on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Florence, Oregon.

Benjamin Dressler

April 29, 1999 - June 15, 2014

Brittany Boatright & Kandyce Cowart

Brittany Boatright and Kandyce Cowart died tragically in a private plane accident on Sunday, October 15, 2005. At the time of their deaths, both girls were freshman at Aviation. The Aviation High School Community has been left with a void that will not be assuaged. We carry on with heavy hearts. Raisbeck Aviation continue to honor both Brittany and Kandy at our end of the year all school awards ceremony by presenting students with the Love of Learning and the Love of Life Awards. 

Brittany Boatright and Kandyce Coward


Past recipients of the Love of Learning Award:

  • Nattu Abrah
  • Lauren Vitellaro
  • Troy Leighton
  • Erika Herr
  • Keir Hichens
  • Alma Limon-Vichy
  • Xhelan Sylve
  • Sydney Gardner
  • Aases Singh
  • Anusha Gani
  • Paul Richards
  • Mia Blankenship
  • Eli Benevedes
  • Abigail Quinsay
  • Eli Mckley
  • Rachel Demaree