J. P. Stewart, U.S. Juniors Camp Contest Manager
JP flies out of the Blue Ridge Soaring Society in New Castle, VA, where he fell in love with soaring seven years ago. JP is a recipient of the Kolstad College Scholarship and presently serves as the SSA's Virginia State Governor & Record Keeper. JP also competed on the U.S. Junior Team at the Worlds in Narromine, Australia in 2015 and Pociūnai, Lithuania in 2017. He is the Chairperson of the Soaring Society of America's Junior/Youth Committee and is the Contest Manager of the U.S. Junior Camp Contest. He is a student at Virginia Tech studying aerospace engineering while working part-time as an engineer for Aurora Flight Sciences. He holds an FAI Gold Badge (No. 2705) and has completed both the Diamond Distance and Diamond Goal requirements.