[Dallas, TX – August 20th]
Student: Joshua Madden
Hometown : Grandview, MO
Major/ Class: Biology (pre-med) / Junior
Joshua, a Senior at the Tuskegee University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.
Mr. Madden is originally from Grandview, MO and he currently holds a 3.9 GPA at the Tuskegee University. After earning his degree he plans to attend medical school . After that Joshua he wants to pursuing a career in Orthopedic Surgery.
Joshua says the most influential person in his life is his deceased father, Ricky E. Madden, he always pushed and supported him to achieve my goals. One thing he always said was, “always have options, just in case something falls through.”
He was selected to attend SMDEP, a prestigious medical internship at University of Nebraska Medical Center, also a recent recipient of the Nancy Hill Harper Memorial Biomedical Sciences Award, lastly I was chosen to represent our biology club as Mr. Biology of Tuskegee University.
The motto he lives by is: “Today will be what it is. I will be who I am. And there will be beauty in both.”-Jody Hills