“I had long been an adult volunteer with the organization in one role or another. If I had to pick a few things to really highlight what the Boy Scouts taught me, I think it gave me good communication and interpersonal skills, ”he said, noting that he also developed leadership skills.
“My dad is also an Eagle Scout,” he said, noting that camping and hiking often became a big family affair.
“My mother taught swimming badges, first aid and the like in Orangeburg for a long time with her background. We were all in the Scouting Honor Society together too, and we are very committed and have stuck with it. That’s just another way my family has overlapped with everything else, ”said Hutto.
He graduated from Vanderbilt University and later the Masons School of Law at Indiana University.
“I majored in Religious Studies, English, and History, and a minor in corporate strategy, which is basically business. I can talk about Vanderbilt forever. I still do interviews for her. I’m doing some of their admissions interviews for the Orangeburg and Columbia areas.
“That’s how I get to know a lot of young people who are motivated and really looking forward to college. I tell everyone I don’t know what their options will be, but this was certainly a great place for me to go to college. I grew a lot there and learned a lot, ”said Hutto.