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Scott Beck was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Upon completion of his undergraduate work at the University of Washington he entered the United States Navy, and served until 1999 as a Naval Flight Officer. Scott made three extended deployments on USS Kitty Hawk and USS America, and earned two Air Medals for combat missions flown in Bosnia and Somalia. He was also the recipient of a Navy Commendation Medal, two Navy Achievement medals, and numerous campaign medals and ribbons. Scott has flown over 1100 hours in jet aircraft and has nearly 300 carrier arrested landings.

Upon completing M Ed. Degrees in Social Studies and Mathematics at The Citadel, Scott returned to St. Johnsbury with his family in 1999 and became an educator, dorm counselor, and coach at St. Johnsbury Academy; he continues to work at the Academy today and teaches American History, American Government, and economics.

In 2005, Scott and his wife, Joelle, opened the Boxcar & Caboose, an independent bookstore in downtown St. Johnsbury. He has been the chair of the Downtown Improvement Commission and Executive Director of the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce. During his time with the Chamber Scott initiated the Discover St. Johnsbury campaign, assisted with the reconstruction of the fire damaged 1879 Building, and initiated the St. Johnsbury promotional film series.

Scott is very active in the St. Johnsbury community. He is the lead organizer of the St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival, coaches youth baseball, and is a champion for excellent education for all of St. Johnsbury's youth.

Scott and Joelle are homeowners and reside with their six children in St. Johnsbury.



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