Council Place 1
Scott Prescher was elected to the Watauga City Council Place 1 on November 6, 2018, receiving thousands of votes and almost 54% of the vote in a 4-way race with the highest voter turnout in the history of Watauga. Scott is the first openly gay individual elected in the city of Watauga. Scott and his husband Cody moved to Watauga in 2017. Scott and Cody became heavily involved in local residential issues in 2018 when Scott was encouraged by fellow residents to run for city council. During his free time Scott enjoys running, hiking, playing piano and French Horn, reading, working in the yard with Cody, and playing board and card games.
Scott and Cody both grew up in the same small central Texas town. In high school Scott was the first freshman in his home town to play a class one solo at the Texas State U.I.L solo and ensemble competition and he was an All-State player his senior year. In high school Scott was a member of the honor society and was president of the student government. Scott began attending college his senior year of high school in the afternoons and evenings while also working a part-time job at the local pharmacy. After high school Scott earned his undergraduate degree in business at the University of Texas at Dallas and graduated Cum Laude with honors. At UTD Scott was also a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society. Scott went on to earn his Masters of Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University and his Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M University School of Law.