By Joan S. Dentler – Patch.com

Aviation Interest

HMB High School Student Flight Training Scholarship

Eric Dasmalchi_L_and_Matt_MoropoulosRUpwind 2013 Winners Eric Dasmalchi (L) and Matt Moropoulos(R) Credit Courtesy of UpwindEric Dasmalchi of Half Moon Bay will begin a flight-training program in April as a recipient of the Upwind Summer Scholarship. wo local young aviators are recipients of scholarships that will help them obtain their private pilot licenses.

Eric Dasmalchi of Half Moon Bay and Matt Moropoulos of Belmont were recently selected as winners of the 2013 Upwind Summer Scholarship program.

These aspiring young aviators have been awarded a complete primary flight -training program that begins with ground school in April and continues with flight training once the academic school year is completed, according to a statement released by Upwind.