Pough transferred from Western Kentucky University, but he originally attended the nationally recognized James Logan High School. It was at James Logan that Pough won the NFL National Championship in Duo Interpretation. In his first year at Wiley, he added a collegiate National Championship to his accolades, having won Poetry at Christian Nationals. In his second year, Pough was among the ensemble that won a National Championship in Reader’s Theater and Duo Interpretation at the Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament. Pough has been the team captain for the last two years.