Hamilton, a National Merit Commended Student, earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was very active in his Boy Scout troop. He also served two years on the state council for Tennessee 4-H and was a Tennessee Boys State Delegate. Additionally, Hamilton was a part of Cheney Fencing and competed in the Junior Olympics last February. After taking an economics class his junior year, Hamilton discovered his passion for macroeconomics and looks forward to taking business classes. Hamilton eventually plans to either pursue a doctorate in economics or earn his MBA and work with his family.