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Ryan King


Student-Athlete Shows Heart of a Champion at Auburn

Growing up in “the horse world” meant homeschooling and long hours at the local barn. She began riding at age 4. Her parents and trainers taught her the value of work — hard work. By 12, she was flying to a horse show by herself, becoming independent and self-sufficient.
Ryan King
October 5, 2020
Air Race Classic 2019 team, Auburn Aviation

Auburn Aviators Inspire Future Generations

Kendall Higdon and Caitlyn Miller have flown the friendly skies around Auburn for years. What they hadn’t done, until last summer, was compete as a team in a four-day, 2,400-mile air race. Their race was made possible, in part, by generous donors who participated in Tiger Giving Day.
Ryan King
June 11, 2020
Ben Barrontine, Auburn student veteran

Student Veterans Find Help, Home at Auburn

Generations of student veterans have walked Auburn’s campus, replacing their military rucksacks with backpacks. Described as nontraditional students, they are on average 10 to 15 years older than typical college students, and unlike most 18-year-olds, have garnered a lifetime of experiences before they walk into an Auburn classroom.
Ryan King
May 5, 2020
Hanna Fowler, pilot

Creating Opportunities for Women in Aviation

Hanna Fowler, a 2017 aviation management graduate and chief pilot for Flex Air, never considered a career in aviation as a young girl, even though both of her parents are pilots. She unexpectedly decided on the career, not unlike the way she decided to attend Auburn University.
Ryan King
October 31, 2019