TransDigm Group Inc. Partners with Benedictine High School for Scholarship Support
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TransDigm Group Inc. Partners with Benedictine High School for Scholarship Support

CLEVELAND. OHIO – Benedictine High School is pleased to announce the deepened partnership with TransDigm Group Inc. who have generously committed to supporting 20 low-income students with tuition assistance and scholarship support on an annual basis. Headquartered in Cleveland. TransDigm Group Inc. is a leading global producer, designer and supplier of highly engineered aerospace components, systems and subsystems that are used on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today. The Douglas Peacock Scholarship is awarded to 5 students per grade (20 annually) who demonstrate academic excellence, high character, extra-curricular involvement, and have a financial need to attend Benedictine High School. Douglas Peacock co-founded TransDigm in 1993 with close friend and business partner. Nick Howley, and was the CEO from 1993-2001.

The scholarship pays tribute to Mr. Peacock’s legacy and entrepreneurial spirit while providing financial support to assist economically disadvantaged young men receive a dynamic, high-quality education. Kevin Stein. TransDigm Group’s President and CEO, stated “The pursuit of wisdom and knowledge coupled with a care and respect of individuals and individual differences in our society is absolutely critical to our advancement. TransDigm and Benedictine both believe in this, and that’s why we are committed to this partnership to assist in the development of these young men in preparation for success in higher education and in life.”

Mr. Ryan Ryzner 95, Benedictine High School President Principal, states, “The relationship between TransDigm and Benedictine spans over a decade. Their belief in our mission and support will provide more young men the opportunity to benefit from a Benedictine education.” “The investment in these 20 young men’s education is so inspiring. We are grateful to have high-level philanthropic support from TransDigm which ultimately will help change the lives of these students through their educational growth”, says Chris Lorber. VP of Advancement at Benedictine High School.