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Young kids believe they must play sports to earn a living, we are showing them there are plenty of career opportunities in aviation.

- Jim Shaw -

Thank you to all of Supporters /Sponsors, Donors, and Contributors to the 2018 Jim Shaw’s ACE Academy & Annual Golf Tournament! We greatly appreciate you all and most importantly praise our major supporters; without you this would not have been possible:

Thank you to Smith Reynolds Airport/ Ibraham Elementary School for providing the educational facilities for our students to learn in classroom environment!

Thank you to Joe Budd & The Budd Group, for providing the helicopters and planes; for our students to experience flight training learning hands on, since the beginning!

Donors & Contributors

ABW Leasing Company, INC

Anchor Fincial Management Group, LLC

Archie Allen, Jr.                 

Art Gibbel

Bauer & Associates, LLC


Bill Hayes Sr.

Billy Rich

Carroll Leggett


David Levy


Flow BMW

Gary Stiffler                          

Georgia Tar Heels

Hollan Realty

James Blaylock Jr.

Jerry Messick                     

Jim Cherney                      

John Eller  

John Gardner III    

L’Tanya J Bailey DDS MS PLLC

Mark Davidson                  

Mature Market Advisory, LLC

Mayor Allen Joines

Michael & Julie Baughan

Michael Darcangelo             

Mose’ Insurance Agent, INC

Paul Fulton                         

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union

Preston Sims & Darden, PA

Primo Water

R J Reynolds America 

Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett

Richard Nordine              

Ridenhour Agency

Ron Pegram                                                    

Ron Thornton                     

Ronald Dixon

Ronald Macaulay         

Sam C. Ogburn, Realtor

South Eastern Pension Company

Thomas McKim

Triad Air INC DBA Piedmont Flight Training

TwinCity Medical Mobile Diagnostics

Velma Watts       

Walter Wiley                         

Wells Fargo Foundation

Willie & Mary Grissom

Willie & Mary Grissom