Wright Flight is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to “helping kids reach new heights” in both their classrooms and their lives. Wright Flight is a motivational program that teaches today's youth how to set goals and achieve them. Since its inception, over 20,000 students have graduated from the program. What motivated them? The chance to fly!
Tom Saccio of Wright Flight-North Carolina Passes Away
Tom Saccio, the head of Wright Flight in North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, 18 September. Tom had introduced the Wright Flight aviation challenge to hundreds of youngsters in North Carolina. School teachers spoke with high praise about how Tom changed the lives of the students he helped.
As one teacher stated regarding Tom and the Wright Flight program, he “was instrumental in the Wright Flight program for Beaufort County Schools…. It may continue, but he is just the heart and soul of the Wright Flight Program for us."
Let’s help Tom’s memory continue to help hundreds of youngsters. You may make a memorial donation in his name. Tom’s legacy can still help kids "reach new heights" in the Wright Flight program.
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