January 12th, 2018: Every other Friday, WMU Aviation is featuring one of our outstanding students. The students that get chosen to be featured are recommended by faculty members and demonstrate excellent effort, participation, and growth in their classes and extracurricular activities. This Friday’s feature is Abimbola Ogundare.
Abimbola Ogundare is an international student from Nigeria, Africa. His major is Aviation Maintenance Technology. Abimbola Ogundare decided to attend WMU because of its reputation as a top aviation program. He was also impressed with the diversity at WMU.
In addition to his schooling, Abimbola Ogundare is interested in art and drawing. He is also on the WMU rugby club team and is a part of the recently formed track club. Abimbola Ogundare is a member of the Bronco African Student Association (BASA) on campus as well.
In regards to his favorite memory at the CoA so far, Abimbola Ogundare says that he was impressed and surprised with Aviation Outlook Day. He states, “I was overjoyed with the amount of information I got and the kind of people I had the opportunity to speak with. Being able to meet people from different companies was the best. I am still waiting for an event that will top that.”
After he graduates, Abimbola Ogundare does not have an exact plan, but he hopes to find a good aviation job. He also hopes to improve his artwork and go to graduate school.