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Huston-Tillotson sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

This Week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Ernest Smith. 

Ernest is a sophomore, sociology major from Forth Worth, Texas. 

This future counselor for troubled teens plans to become an advocate for teens and help them become productive citizens.   

At HT, Ernest is a member of the track team and serves as a peer tutor.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Joseph Reese. 

Joseph is a sophomore, music education major from Somerville, Texas.

Joseph is an honor student and future teacher who plans to pursue his passion as a recording artist. 

At HT, Joseph is a founding member of Men of Valor and Excellence, serves as a section leader for the HT Concert Choir, and mentors at a local community center.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson junior recipient of Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Arsenio Brown. 

Arsenio is a junior, sociology major, from Newark, Calif. 

This honor student and future personal injury attorney plans to have a successful career and support his community.

At HT, Arsenio is president of the Delta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, served as Junior Class president, will serve as Senior Class president in the fall, and still finds time to volunteer at a local school.

Click here to learn more about the Hercules Scholarship.

Huston-Tillotson University named July School of the Month

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The Tom Joyner Foundation July 2014 school of the Month is Huston-Tillotson University. During the month of July, the Foundation will focus its efforts on raising scholarship funds for the university and its students. 

Click here to learn more about the school of the month campaign.

Texas Southern rising sophomore awarded Hercules Scholarship

This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Keilon Robinson, Jr. 

Keilon is a rising sophomore, double majoring in chemistry and mathematics, from Houston, Tex.

This honor student has a 3.91 GPA and plans to become a petroleum engineer.

At TSU, Keilon is a member of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, the Urban Academic Village, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the American Chemistry Society, and the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers.

Texas Southern sophomore recipient of Hercules Scholarship

This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Derrick Smallwood. 

Derrick is a sophomore, finance major from DeSoto, Texas.

This future financial analyst will continue to learn and advise others to secure their future.

At TSU, Derrick is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the Freeman Honors College, and the Golden Key Honor Society.

Derrick still finds time to volunteer at a local community center and serve as a peer tutor on campus.

Click here to learn more about the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholarship. 

Texas Southern sophomore recipient of Hercules Scholarship

Jared Artmore of Texas Southern has been named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar”. 

Jared is a sophomore, Pre-Pharmacy major from Beaumont, Tex.

This future pharmacist plans to learn and advise in the pharmacy and medical fields.

At TSU, Jared is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the Freeman Honors College, the Urban Academy, the Academic Village, and plays the tuba in the TSU Wind Ensemble.

Click here to learn more about the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholarship. 

Texas Southern sophomore recipient of Hercules Scholarship

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This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Knubian Gatlin.

Knubian Gatlin is a sophomore, dietetics major from Spring, Texas.

This future clinical dietitian and business owner has a 3.80 GPA.

At TSU, Knubian volunteers at a homeless shelter, serves as a peer tutor, partners with his mother to provide fitness and training, and volunteers at a local health facility for the underserved.

Click here to learn more about the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholarship. 

Texas Southern University named June School of the Month

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The Tom Joyner Foundation June 2014 school of the Month is Texas Southern University. During the month of June, the Foundation will focus its efforts on raising scholarship funds for the university and its students. 

Click here to learn more about the school of the month campaign.

Central State junior recipient of Hercules Scholarship

This week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar is Brian McKenzie. 

Brian is a junior, business administration major, from Dayton, Ohio.

This future business owner has a 3.84 GPA with plans to attend graduate school.

At Central State, Brian is a peer tutor, volunteers at a local community center, is a member of the Black Men’s Think Tank, and has consistently been placed on the Dean’s List.

Brian firmly believes in preparing himself for a future as a community leader and making a difference for others.

Click here to learn more about the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholarship.