Winner: Lou Howard
Lou HowardAviation inductee
Lou Howard of Babylon was recently honored at the inauguration ceremony of the Aviation Hall of Fame established by Farmingdale State College's Department of Aviation for his contributions to the college. Howard, who has a PhD in Aerospace, is former chair of the department and a founding chairman of what was then known as the Department of Aerospace in 1969. He was also appointed to serve on a federal advisory committee to help design the first space shuttle for NASA and has served as a Village of Amityville mayor and trustee, a presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and a state assemblyman.