Person of the Month: Scott Hicks


City: Morrilton.

Work: Anatomy and physiology and Lifetime Fitness instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton; taught in public schools in Louisiana and Morrilton and the University of Central Arkansas (biology and football coach). 

Community activities: Teacher for a community fitness class.

Church activities: Methodist Church.

Family: Wife, Roberta; and daughters Sammantha and Amanda and their families.

Education: Undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University and a graduate degree from UCA.

Last book you read: “The Last Kingdom” by Bernard Cornwell.

Favorite book: All Michael Crichton books (“The 13th Warrior” and “Timeline” in particular).  

Favorite meal: All Cajun food. (I was born and raised in Louisiana).

Most cherished possession: My wife and my whole family. 

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Football games on Friday night and Saturday. Baseball games in the spring and summer. Day and weekend trips in Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana with our friends.

Favorite quote: “Every day is a holiday.” 

No. 1 vacation spot: I like traveling out West to the desert and the mountains. I also really like going to the beach.  

Favorite place in Arkansas: Morrilton. It’s my home now and where our kids are from.

What do you love about living in the 501: The people and the relationships Roberta and I have made here.