LeTourneau University student earns top pilot honor at competition
Longview — Licensed to fly an airplane at 17 years old, Gregg Williams has spent much of his time in the cockpit of an airplane.
Williams, 31, hails from Huntsville, Ala. — where he spent many days at nearby Moontown Airport.
“Both my grandfathers and my dad are pilots,” he said Tuesday. “I was an airport rat. I went with my grandfather to the airport, a little grass airstrip in Alabama. I grew up there at Moontown and would just hang around the airport.”
While flying has always been a passion, Williams said he spent one year after high school trying to find his direction in life.
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