Na­tional Youth Coun­cil to Launch Pro­ject with JetBlue Pi­lot

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

The Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Youth Coun­cil (NYC) has part­nered with JetBlue Air­ways’ Pi­lot, Neil Justin to launch the #Ful­lPo­ten­tial pro­ject. Pi­lot Justin is a Saint Lu­cian and has been work­ing with JetBlue now for 11 months. The ini­tial phase of the pro­gramme will work to in­spire and em­power youth of Saint Lu­cia through a se­ries of pre­sen­ta­tions and other ac­tiv­i­ties tar­get­ing sec­ondary and pri­mary school stu­dents.

On March 15th, 2016, Neil Justin, the JetBlue crewmem­ber to­gether with mem­bers of the ex­ec­u­tive of the Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Youth Coun­cil will visit the En­tre­pot Sec­ondary School, the St. Mary’s Col­lege and the Ca­naries Pri­mary School. First Of­fi­cer Justin will speak to the stu­dents on his jour­ney be­com­ing a pi­lot and an­swer ques­tions that they may have on ca­reers in the avi­a­tion in­dus­try. “I am com­mit­ted to giv­ing back to my coun­try, Saint Lu­cia. I look for­ward to this part­ner­ship with the NYC. I’m par­tic­u­larly ex­cited about meet­ing and in­ter­act­ing with stu­dents across the is­land,” said Pi­lot Justin.

Neil Justin’s vol­un­teer work is in line with JetBlue Air­ways’ en­cour­age­ment of its crewmem­bers to vol­un­teer and give back to the com­mu­ni­ties they serve in a mean­ing­ful way. The 2nd Vice Pres­i­dent of the Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Youth Coun­cil, Tevin Shep­herd noted “We are ex­cited about this part­ner­ship with Pi­lot Justin to in­spire the young peo­ple of Saint Lu­cia to think and be pos­i­tive. We look for­ward to strength­en­ing our re­la­tion­ship with Pi­lot Justin and JetBlue Air­ways to pro­mote pos­i­tive youth de­vel­op­ment in Saint Lu­cia and the wider Caribbean.”

The event is or­ga­nized by the Saint Lu­cia Na­tional Youth Coun­cil in part­ner­ship with Saint Lu­cia Air and Sea Ports Au­thor­ity and the lead­ing re­gional avi­a­tion Face­book group- Avi­a­tion Lover­sHe­len and Be­yond.

Pi­lot Neil Justin.

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