Scott is the son of Mickey and Dena Bye. He has attended Kress schools since fourth grade and plans to major in Computer Science at Texas Tech University. He has been a member of student government all four years and student council his senior year. He was student council secretary his senior year and class president his freshman, sophomore, and senior year. He was also a member of FCCLA his senior year and was voted homecoming king. Bye received an academic patch all four years of high school along with an All A's plaque. He has also received many awards in UIL Calculator Applications throughout high school.
Bye has played varsity football, basketball, and baseball all four years of high school. He ran varsity track his freshman and sophomore years and cross country his freshman, sophomore, and junior years. He received the newcomer award in basketball his freshman year and was also the District Champ in the 2-mile. In his sophomore year he received the hustle award, was named 2nd Team All-District cornerback in football, and 1st Team All District Utility player in baseball. His junior year he received the fighting heart award and was basketball MVP. He was also 1st Team All-District Linebacker and Tight End in football, and 1st Team All District Center in basketball his junior year. His senior year he was 1st Team All District Center in Basketball.
He participated in ITE and competed in Waco all four years, winning multiple project awards. Scott was also a GT student all four years of high school and played the tuba in the high school band his freshman year. The same year he also received an academic blanket. He received the Citizenship and President's Education award all four years, and will go to college as a Presidential Scholar at Texas Tech. He has also received many subject and personality awards throughout high school, including being voted Most Likely to Succeed. Scott is a member of Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Plainview.