Randolph Scott

Profile of Randolph Scott

Another African American Arrowman who made significant contributions to Scouting and the Order was Randolph Scott. An Eagle Scout from Clairton, Pennsylvania, as a youth he was a member of Shingis Lodge and was elected to area chief. Scott attended the 1962 National Planning Meeting and was chosen to serve as the deputy conference vice chief of training for the 1963 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC).

Scott graduated with a B.A. in social studies and education from West Virginia Wesleyan College and a master’s degree in education administration from the University of West Virginia. Professionally Scott continued his work with Scouting as an Exploring Executive and training at the National Executive Institute when it was based in Mendham, NJ. He also continued working on NOAC staffs and became the first African American Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recipient in 1969 while working for Exploring in Portland, Oregon as a member of Skyloo Lodge.