Student: Shimelis Zewudie
Hometown : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Major/Classifcation : Nursing / Junior
Shimelis Zewudie named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar
Upon graduation, Shimelis wants to work as an RN in different health facilities. He would also want to get his masters in nursing or in public healthy . Traveling the world working in different the health centers to help different societies in need is another goal of Shimelis.
At the North Carolina Central, Shimelis is a tutor in Chemistry, biology, and general mathematics for students who are freshmen. He has also participated in building homes for homeless people with Habitat for Humanity and apart of the blood drive team prepared by NCCU and American Red Cross. In his community he also serves as a deacon.
The people who influence Shimelis are his parents. They have had a big impact in shaping him to be an effective, hard working student. .
The motto he live by is “Everything is possible with God.”