Dee Howard Foundation News
433rd Maintenance Group inducts honorary commander
12 June, 2019 — Wayne Fagan, Chair, The Dee Howard Foundation, was inducted as an Honorary Commander of the 433rd Airlift Wing (Alamo Wing) USAF.
Aerospace-inspired art by local students at San Antonio International Airport
The Dee Howard Foundation, San Antonio International Airport, will unveil works by finalists in annual art competition.
Christina Martinez interviewed on CNN
And joining me now is board president of San Antonio's independent school district. Hi, nice to see you. So, classes just started in the San Antonio independent school district. Have you had any issues with children showing up maskless?
Dee Howard Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering
We are seeking a total of $150,000 in community support to grow an existing endowment that will promote aerospace engineering in memory of aviation innovator and entrepreneur Dee Howard.
Dee Howard Foundation’s first Executive Director will chart a course for strategic growth and innovation in San Antonio’s educational landscape
San Antonio, Texas – Christina Martinez will be The Dee Howard Foundation’s first Executive Director. Martinez, who has 20 years of executive-level experience in the nonprofit, educational, public affairs, and business sectors, will lead efforts to grow and strengthen the Foundation’s work that is connecting with, inspiring, and guiding students in school districts throughout the region toward educational and career paths in aerospace, aviation, and other exciting technical fields.
Dee Howard Way Dedication
Dedication of Dee Howard Way at San Antonio International Airport
DHF Announces Newest Slate of Officers
Dee Howard Foundation’s newest slate of officers will support growth and expansion of organization’s innovative educational mission. Wayne Fagan, founder and first board chair, to pass the leadership of DHF to a transformative team.
Ex Senator, Pioneering Astronaut Inducted into San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame
San Antonio's Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame last evening inducted its second round of local notables, including the first African American in space and America's first Latina military pilot.
First Latina military pilot Olga Custodio to receive 2022 Hispanic Heritage STEM Award
WASHINGTON, DC – August 18, 2022 – The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that Olga Custodio, the first Latina military pilot fighter qualified, a trailblazer in military and commercial aviation, will receive the 2022 STEM Award (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Award during the 35th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.
Future of Flight Art Contest Press Release
(OCTOBER 28, 2021) -- On October 24th, 2021 the foundation launched its newest contest with the theme, The Future of Flight. “For this year’s contest, we are asking young people to use their imaginations to create art that explores what flight might look like in the next 20 years.
Group Celebrates Aviation, Aerospace Hall of Famers
The creation of a new Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame in San Antonio will help nurture future innovators in the field across South Texas. Valero hosted the inaugural dinner Thursday night at a hangar at the San Antonio Airport.
H-E-B signs on as 2022 DHF-UTSA Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest Title Sponsor
The Dee Howard Foundation is pleased to announce that HEB has signed on to be our DHF-UTSA Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest Title Sponsor this year with a 10K gift.
Hallmark University’s President is Appointed to the Board of Directors of The Dee Howard Foundation
Hallmark University’s President and CEO Joe Fisher joins The Dee Howard Foundation’s Board of Directors, bringing with him nearly thirty years of experience in higher education and training aircraft technicians for the aviation industry.
Mission to Mars Art Contest Press Release
(SEPTEMBER, 8, 2020) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) are joining with local, state, and national partners to establish the Dee Howard Foundation/UTSA Pre-K thru 12 Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest