Student: Adam McClelland-Orr
Hometown : Detroit , Michigan
Classification/ Major : Senior / Computer Information Systems
Adam McClelland – Orr named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar
Adam is in his senior year at Wiley College and upon leaving the university he would like to pursue his ultimate goal of becoming an engineer or a composer of audio.
Mr. McClelland – Orr has a very extensive musical background from playing the piano and tuba , he has played in several genres of music such as polka bands, campus recitals and jazz with a group named Collegians
At the Wiley College, Adam participates with the Wiley College Acapella Choir and with the music departments to participate in recitals.
Adam says he finds influence in every person that he interacts with . The conversations that brew with people he takes some positive aspect from that person and applies that to his life . He also mentions that his late father is his hero!
The motto he lives by is “My hero never gave up during a time of adversity ”