Posted: Oct 10, 2012
“I made a 98 on my first math test,” he says. “I was pumped about that because math is not one of my best things.”
The 18 year old is in his freshman year at North Carolina State University, where he balances classes and studying with, oh, you know, touring with Brad Paisley on the road and working on his next album.
Scotty, who is the youngest male to enter the Billboard 200 at No. 1, mentions he wants to maintain the normal life he’d been planning before winning American Idol.
“Going to State, it gives me a chance to have a little bit of a home base, to have a little bit of normalcy ““ whatever normal is. I think it’s good for me as a person. I’m still figuring out what my normal is.”
Scotty is currently taking 12 credit hours and plans to major in communications.