Dallas native David C. Scott has been involved with Scouting for over 35 years. As a 1981 recipient of the Eagle Scout award, including 5 Eagle palms, Mr. Scott grew-up in the Circle 10 Council and prospered under quality adult tutelage as a Cub Scout as well as a Boy Scout. A Vigil Honor member in the Order of the Arrow, a Wood Badge recipient, and a 2012 Silver Beaver recipient, he graduated Vanderbilt University in 1988 with a B.A. in Psychology and continued onward to SMU, where he earned a master’s degree in Applied Economics in 1993.
He is the founder of Dallas-based WindRush Publishers, which seek to produce timeless, engaging, and enriching books of varying subjects and themes with outstanding authors to create distinctive titles for all ages and interests.
In addition to scribing his quarterly column for the International Scouting Collector’s Association Journal on various topics on Scouting’s history, Dave is the author of four best selling and highly endorsed, award winning books.
He is a member of the Boy Scouts of America’s National Speakers Bank as well as numerous lineal and national patriotic societies including the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of the Republic of Texas, the Military Society of the War of 1812, the Jamestowne Society, and the Presidential Families of America, being a first cousin (5 generations removed) to President James K. Polk and a second cousin (8 generations removed) to President George Washington.
He has been married to his wife, Aimee, for over 21 years, and they have four children – two girls and two boys.