Former Lubbock ISD Graduate Flying High as a Fighter Pilot

Published 06/20 2014 05:47PM

Updated 06/20 2014 06:22PM

By Melissa Adan

LUBBOCK, TX-- Lubbock local Nicholas Lowe had a pit stop Thursday night at Lubbock Aero from California to Florida.

The 29-year-old is a graduate of Lubbock Highschool and recent graduate of the Naval Academy. During his brief homecoming he thanked Lubbock ISD for the teachers and supporters he's had.

"The drive that was there the teachers and everything like that pushed me in the right direction and kept my head on straight," said Lowe.

Nicholas's mother, Latrese Lowe, shed tears when she watcher her son take off.

"A lot of emotion for me right now is the military and the sacrifices that my children make for our country," said Latrese.

Nicholas is expected to return to Lubbock in July to film a commercial for LISD.

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