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Scott Perry is a 1980 graduate of Northern High School and the Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech School. Scott was able to put himself through college while working a full-time job. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1991 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration Management. In 1993, he started his own mechanical contracting firm, Hydrotech Mechanical Services Inc. The Dillsburg-based business provides contract construction and maintenance services to municipal and investor-owned utilities from North Carolina to New York and specializes in large meter calibration.
Scott began his military career in 1980 when he enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He attended basic training at Fort Dix, NJ, and graduated Advanced Individual Training at Fort Belvoir, VA, as a technical drafting specialist. He graduated as the president of his officer candidate school and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant - field artillery branch. Lieutenant Colonel Perry served as the Commander of the 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion. He assumed the command in February of 2008. That unit was called to service in Iraq, deploying in January 2009. The deployment ended in January 2010, after a successful mission, and returned to the base at Fort Indiantown Gap. He returned to his duties serving the constituents of the 92nd Legislative District on Feb. 1, 2010. On Feb. 5, 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Perry was promoted to the rank of Colonel, and has assumed command of the 166th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, located at Fort Indiantown Gap.
Scott Perry and his wife, Christy, are the parents of two daughters, Ryenn and Mattea. Perry first won election to Congress in 2012.