Frederick D. Crowe, Jr.
CHS Class of 1953
CHS ’53 Basketball (3,4-Captain) Conference Champions (4), Football (3,4-Lowell Sun All-Star), Baseball (2,3,4-Conference Champions), Glee Club (4), Band (1,2,3,4), Student Council (4), Good Government Day Representative (4), Talent Show (3-1st Place, 4-2nd Place)
Lowell Technological Institute BS Textile Manufacturing ’58 Newman Club, Circle K-Kiwanis Club, Phi Psi Gamma (Textile Fraternity), Baseball (1,2,3,4-Captain)
U.S. Navy Officer Candidate School, Newport, RI ’60; Flight School Awarded Wings ’61, Flew S2F-Antisubmarie Aircraft; Assignments included: Quonset Point, RI, USS Lake Champlain (Aircraft Carrier), Andrews Air Force Base, Washington, DC, Honorable Discharge as a Lieutenant
American Airlines Laguardia Airport, New York City (Flight Officer), Logan Airport, Boston, MA (Flight Officer), Qualified as First Officer/Co-Pilot ’73, Captain ’85 (MD-80 Aircraft), Captain ’89 (Air Bus A300-600), Spirit of American Award for handling a multiple emergency (Engine Fire, Frozen Throttle, Complete loss of 1 of 3 Hydraulic Systems) Successfully landed the aircraft with 267 passengers & 9 crew members aboard; Retired ‘96
Career Day Visitations at local high schools speaking about careers in Aviation, Chelmsford Youth Sports (Little League & Senior League-Umpire & Coach, Pop Warner-Board of Directors & Coach), CHS Football, Basketball & Baseball-Volunteer (Scouting & Coach), CHSAA (Life Member)