Scotty McCoy was born on December 6, 1989. He is a published author, who has accomplished a lot in his young adult life.
He obtained an Associate's of Applied Science Degree from Luzerne County Community College in Web/Software De-velopment and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Champlain College in Web/Software Development, as well as a specialized technical certification in Computer Science from the South Campus of Schuylkill Technology Centers. Despite his educational accomplishments, he is not shy in learning, educating, and challenging himself in new subjects, ventures, and endeavors.
He graduated in 2008 from North Schuylkill Jr./Sr. High School. He had a teacher named Mrs. Joann Hoppel for English class in 9th and 12th grades. He stated in various interviews, that because of the knowledge obtained in her classes; he retrieved the skills and confidence needed to become a successful author.
He has published four books: The Ultimate Friday the 13th Trivia Book, The Ultimate Halloween Trivia Book, The Ultimate Halloween Trivia Book 2nd Edition, and Christ Defeats Cancer. He even does philanthropy work for brain cancer and tumor research, so we can help find a cure for those suffering with such a dreaded disease, something his dad was diagnosed with in September 2016.
He appeared on various radio shows, podcasts, television and web series, and in magazines and on Websites as a celebrity guest to promote his career in writing, such as on the Return to Camp Blood Radio Show, Python's Paradise (two times), Klimczak's Killer Collection, the Resurrection of Zombie Radio Show, Interviews with Everyday People, the Horror Fuel Website, and in the December 2016 edition of Popcorn Horror magazine.
His writing is about the horror genre, where he writes about various horror-related topics and subjects. He had various book signings, including at the Whippoorwill in Frackville, Pennsylvania, at Barnes and Noble by the King of Prussia Mall, at the Bible Depot bookstore in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, at the Pioneer Tunnel during Pioneer Day in Ashland, Pennsylvania, at the Walk-In Art Center in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, at the Hegins Valley Faire in Hegins, Pennsylvania, at the Ashland AppleFest in Ashland, Pennsylvania, a three-day book tour at the Christmas Pines Campground in Auburn, Pennsylvania, and at the Renninger's Farmer's Market in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania. He also did a meet and greet with his fans at the Rolling Meadows Clubhouse in Lavelle, Pennsylvania.
He had various jobs, including a Software Database Engineer position at Computer Software Incorporated, a Senior PHP Web and Mobile Application Developer position at GINtech Systems, a supervisory role at Kmart, a cashier position at McDonald's, and a Web Development and Computer Information Systems Tutor, as well as a Peer Mentoring position at Luzerne County Community College. He currently works for Champlain College as an online college professor in the Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) division for the Web/Software Development curriculum.
He graduated from Champlain College with a 3.88 GPA as a Summa Cum Laude (Latin Honors) graduate. He had the honor of being inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society; the most prestigious honor society for adult students.
He's endured a difficult childhood because of bullying, due to a diagnosis of Tourette's Syndrome. He's demonstrated to people faced with adversity that all things are possible if you just put your mind to it and never give up. So, if you want to do something, just work hard, focus, and put your mind to it and all your dreams can and will come true.
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The Ultimate Friday the 13th Trivia Book
by Scotty McCoy
1300 trivia questions, 13 chapters about Friday the 13th. In-depth trivia questions that will test your knowledge of the world's most famous horror franchise, Friday the 13th. Do you think you are a true Friday the 13th fan? Test your knowledge with the world's largest trivia book on Friday the 13th.
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