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Colorado Springs students take to the sky with JROTC program

Flight instructor Jerome Bierut demonstrates to Jr. ROTC students how to check an airplane before flying. Kordell Roberts from Harrison High School (right) and Julio Lopez (center) from Sierra High School were participating a program called High Hopes for Colorado on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The program teaches teens about aviation. The two students got to take a flight in the airplane during the class. (Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)