[Dallas, TX – July 9th]
Student: Corey Hagans
Hometown : Columbia, SC
Major/ Class: Music Education/ Senior
Corey, a Senior at the South Carolina State University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.
Mr. Hagans is originally from Columbia, SC and he currently holds a 3.92 GPA at the South Carolina State University. After earning his degree he plans to attend graduate school to receive a degree in Education Technology. Raymond’s ultimate goals are to become a principal and as well as a high school band director.
On campus he has serves with the Army ROTC, Marching 101 Pep Band, and is in the Honors College. Corey also spends his time volunteering with the Blythewood High school Junior ROTC.
The few people who have influenced his life have been his mother, who instilled in him the importance of having a great education and giving back. The motto he live by is “You have to do what you have to do in order to get where you want to be”