Honoring the WASPs 2023

WASP Caryl “Suds” Jones Stortz was honored for her service during WWII by CLE members on Memorial Day 2023. Those in attendance at Kenilworth Churchyard memorial gardens were Outreach Director, Colleen La Plata, Secretary, Sandra Krueger and members Ellie and Abby. We were happy to have Donna and Jessica meet us for the picnic at Gilson Park. It was a wonderful way to remember the women that valiantly broke down barriers for women in aviation.

Related Articles

Chicago Area Chapter 99’s Annual Aviation Expo

On Saturday, January 27th, 2024, Chicago's Leading Edge participated in the Chicago Area Chapter 99's Annual Aviation Expo. Here, our chapter president, Bailey, crews the Chicago's Leading Edge (CLE) table: The annual safety seminar attracts aviators of all ages who…...

Anna Lightner

Girls in Aviation Day 2023

We had a hugely successful Girls in Aviation Day out at Lake in the Hills Airport! The weather was beautiful and everyone seemed to enjoy the day. The event was sold out to the capacity of 60 girls and we…...

Anna Lightner

Connecting at WAI 2023

"It is always so inspiring to attend the conference; getting to know fellow chapter members better is just one of the additional benefits." Anna Lightner...

Anna Lightner