Soaring High

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Michelle Wilson

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AU Sport is extremely pleased to share the news that AU Gliding Club President, Catherine Conway, was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division (OAM) in the Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours List.

She has been given the award for services to gliding.

Her service includes:

Adelaide University Gliding Club:
- President, since 2017 (and on several previous occasions)
- Chief Flying Instructor, since 2014
- Flying Instructor, since 1989
- Member, since 1986
- Past Secretary and Treasurer

-Team Captain, Australian Gliding Team, 34th FAI World Gliding Championships, Lithuania, 2016
- Team Captain, Women's World Gliding Championship, Klix, Germany, 2005
- Joint Regional Technician Officer, Airworthiness (South Australia and Northern Territory), Gliding Federation of Australia, since 2017
- Donator, Schneider ES54 Gnome Glider and ES60 Boomerang Glider, Australian Gliding Museum