Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Sinclair Community College Extends Air Show Sponsorship

Dayton, Ohio –Sinclair Community College (Sinclair) announced today that it will continue as
the exclusive education sponsor of the Vectren Dayton Air Show presented by Kroger. The
education category includes traditional higher education along with specialty training for pilot
certification, aviation maintenance, aviation dispatcher and flight attendant. Sinclair has held
the exclusive education sponsorship since 2005. Previous sponsor agreements with Sinclair
were for one-year periods. The new agreement extends the partnership for an additional
three years or through 2012

Announcing the exclusive Education Sponsorship renewal and extension, Dr. Steven Lee
Johnson, president and CEO of Sinclair Community College, stated “Our partnership with the
Vectren Dayton Air Show has always been beneficial. We look forward to continuing our
relationship and reaching more potential students for our aviation program.”

The Sinclair mission has always been to "help individuals turn dreams into achievable goals
through accessible, high quality, affordable learning opportunities. Sinclair's academic
excellence has been acknowledged on an ongoing basis by accolades from accrediting and
higher education governing bodies.” To learn more about Sinclair, visit

“Sinclair’s renewal and extension as our Education Sponsor is great news for our show,”
stated Michael Emoff, Chairman of the USATS Board of Trustees. “The Sinclair sponsorship is
an ideal partnership in that it fits well with our mission of education and we appreciate the
opportunity to work with such a great asset in our community,” Emoff added.

The 2010 Vectren Dayton Air Show is tentatively scheduled for July 17th and 18th.
Announcements on upcoming attractions will be made on the show’s website in December.

Founded in 1975, the Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger is one of America’s premier air
shows. The Air Show showcases world-class aerobatic champions, military jet demonstrations and
entertainment for the whole family celebrating Dayton’s aviation heritage as home of the Wright
Brothers, National Museum of the US Air Force and Wright Patterson AFB. For more information visit

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