make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

2 NC school principals fly with the Blue Angels


CHERRY POINT AIR STATION, N.C. -- Two North Carolina school principals have soared through the clouds with a Blue Angels pilot.

The Sun Journal of New Bern reported the principals got a chance to fly with one of the Navy demonstration team flyers on Wednesday as the team prepares for the Cherry Point Air Show this weekend.

Sixty-five-year-old New Bern High School principal Tom Marsh and 39-year-old H.J. MacDonald Middle School principal Karen Wood took separate flights Wednesday.

Marsh says he wasn't nervous before or during the flight and says he didn't "lose it."

Wood says she had "butterflies" but had confidence in the pilot, Lt. C.J. Simonsen.

The principals each got a video of their flight showing them in the cockpit, along with framed photograph signed by the Blue Angels team.

Information from: The Sun Journal

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.



The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.