4-H goes to Women Fly! at Seattle's Museum of Flight!

Jefferson County 4-H members attending the Women Fly! program at Seattle's Museum of Flight are l. to r.: Hannah Tipton, Kathryn Allen, JoAnn Beard, Claire Beukes, Kristina Deffley, Emma Whitethunder and Phaedra Ward.

The Women Fly! program brings female aviators together with young women interested in aviation careers for a day-long mentorship experience. This year's program featured Margaret Ringenberg, Womens Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) from WWII, Capt. Karen M. Kahn, Continental Airlines pilot, and Laura Theodorson, McChord Air Force Base pilot. These three female aviators shared stories and advise during a dynamic and entertaining panel discussion at Women Fly!