And even though he lives within 40 minutes or so of three major universities, Lockamy has never been to a college football game either.
But on Sunday, Lockamy didn’t just attend the Carolina Panthers game. He was on the field.
Lockamy was one of 10 high school students from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia honored at halftime by the Panthers as a Community Captain for academic achievement and community service.
“He has a strong desire to be successful at everything he does,” said former Apex football coach Bob Wolfe, who coached Lockamy for two years and was named the High School Coach of the Year by the Panthers in 2003.
“It’s a really great experience. I really appreciate the NFL doing these type of programs for high school athletes and coaches.”
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