WNCC Faces of Excellence
Lapaseotes Finds His Place at KSNY
November 6, 2019
George Lapaseotes was sitting behind a computer dreaming of a different life.
"I kept thinking, 'This isn't what I love or what I want to do every day,'" Lapaseotes said. "So I sat down and decided to do something with aviation."
Specifically, Lapaseotes, who would accompany his uncle on flying trips frequently as a kid, decided to enroll in the Western Nebraska Community College Aviation Maintenance program.
"The instructors made it fun, too," he said. "It wasn't just a sit in class all day and do a worksheet."
Following graduation in 2013, Lapaseotes took a job in Lincoln, but soon moved...