HIGH PROFILE: Elda Scott's journey as a founding member of the Scott Family Amazeum

Raised in California, Scott now lives in Bentonville working for Walmart and feels at home

Elda Scott poses Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in the Scott Family Amazeum, which bears her familys name. Scott, who is the campaign chairperson for the Amazeum and plans an annual three day fundraising event for the NWA Childrens Shelter at the NWA LPGA Championship. Shes a community philanthropist and has made a huge impact in Northwest Arkansas. The Scott Family gifted $10.35 million to the Amazeum this May. Visit nwaonline.com/photo for today's photo gallery. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Andy Shupe)

When Elda Scott’s oldest daughter Sophia was just a toddler, they were attending Touch-A-Truck at the John Q. Hammons Center — now the Rogers Convention Center.