Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Select Page

Klein High School student receives Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy Scholarship

Klein High School student receives Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy Scholarship

Alissa Zenero, an Air Force JROTC cadet at Klein High School, has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2021. 

Cadet Zenero is one of 230 Air Force JROTC cadets around the world to receive the scholarship from Headquarters Air Force JROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL. More than 1,340 cadets applied for one of the 230 scholarships. 

The scholarship covers transportation, room and board, academics, and flight hours required to potentially earn a private pilot license.

“I am extremely grateful and excited to be able to represent Klein High Air Force JROTC at Embry Riddle this summer, and I am ready to participate in the challenging courses awaiting me,” said Cadet Alissa Zenero. “I hope to bring my firsthand experience and knowledge from this summer to our corps to help develop those applying and increase our numbers of scholarship awardees in future years.”

The Flight Academy Scholarship Program is an Air Force initiative in collaboration with the commercial aviation industry to address the national civilian and military pilot shortage. The Flight Academy allows aspiring young aviators to get their Private Pilot’s Certification, at no cost, during an eight-week summer course at partner universities. This incurs no military commitment while providing a college transcript. Those who participate in the program do not incur a military commitment to the Air Force or other branch of service, nor does completing the program guarantee acceptance into one of the military’s commissioning programs.

Congratulations to Cadet Zenero on this accomplishment! Your Klein High School Community is proud of you. 



Klein ISD is AAA in Academics, Arts, and Athletics.

Best Public Schools in Texas
Klein ISD has an established 84-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.

About Klein ISD
Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas, located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 88 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.

Help Us Share Your Story
There are so many incredible individuals in the Klein Family making a lasting impact on our community. We want to recognize and celebrate our leaders and learners that are cultivating talent, building relationships, reimagining learning and making Promise2Purpose a reality daily. Share your story here:

Recent Videos


Our Latest Podcasts