2016 Award Winners/our accomplishments are our people


Buhle Dlodlo

Buhle Dlodlo is our first Award Winner who is an aeronautical engineering student. She is one of Wits University’s top aeronautical engineering students, and has taken the time to help with WOA. 

  • She is in the process of designing a program that will encourage high school students to read more books about aviation; she helped the National Aerospace Center develop an exciting one day program at Wits for our Award Winners; and she was responsible for selecting next year’s Award Winner from Wits.
  • She was part of the South African Aero Squad team that made it into the top 50 in a global Airbus competition.
  • She is also the 2017 Schenk Family Award Winner.