May 27, 2022


Santa Maria History

Homeschooled Bastrop County teenager headed to the Air Drive Academy

A Bastrop County teen will shortly be part of the ranks of the find couple acknowledged into a U.S. armed service academy with potential designs to provide the country.

Lake Mills, an 18-calendar year old who lives around Paige, will report June 24 to the United States Air Drive Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., fulfilling a aspiration he’s experienced considering the fact that he was 12 a long time previous.

Mills, who’s been homeschooled primarily by his mom Julie Mills, stated he was often drawn to the army since military services values aligned with his private values.

He had grandparents who served in the U.S. Air Drive and U.S. Army, and in September 2016 when he was 14, Mills joined the Civil Air Patrol, a nonprofit that serves as the formal auxiliary of the Air Drive.