Student-Veteran Oral History Project

Narrator Name

Scott Eyth

Interviewer Name

Victoria Thomas

Context for Interview

Scott Eyth volunteered to be one of the interviewees for Dr. Higbee’s ENGL 468: Oral History course. A series of interviews were conducted by Dr. Higbee’s students in order to study the transition made by student-veterans from the military to college.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview focuses on Scott Eyth’s military experience and his transition to college life. Eyth tells that he was a sporty child who spent most his time outdoors. After high school, he enrolled in college but only stayed for one semester. He went to Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He joined the Army in 2004. He offers detailed descriptions of his time spent in the Army, especially his time in the mechanized infantry. After Eyth got out of the Army, he became a bounty hunter for a few years before enrolling at the University of South Carolina, Aiken. There, he is a psychology major. Scott wants to work for a Veterans group to prevent Veteran suicide. Scott thinks that USCA’s Student Veteran Success Center does an excellent job accommodating veterans.

Location of Interview


Duration of Interview

28 min

Date of Birth



Stuart, FL



Dates of Service


Branch/Units of Service

Army, supply/logistics; 3rd Infantry Div./1-64 armor battalion

Theaters/Locations of Service

Ft. Stewart, GA; Mosul, Iraq

Highest Rank Attained


Major Course of Study


Eyth Transcript.docx (36 kB)

Eyth Index.docx (41 kB)