[Dallas, TX – May 14th, 2015]
Student: Harold Yapuwa
GPA : 3.93
Hometown : Blantyre, Malawi
Major/ Class: Water Resource Management/ 2nd Year Graduate Student
Harold ,a Graduate student at the University of the District of Columbia was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.
Mr. Yapuwa is originally from Malawi a country in southeast Africa .He currently holds a 3.9 GPA and is majoring in Water Resource Management at the University of the District of Columbia. After earning his degree at UDC , he wants to pursue his Doctoral studies in Water Resource Management. Harold wants to educate the community in all ways possible because he believes saving the environment is key to our health and longevity .
On the campus of UDC, Harold serves as the President of the Environmental Sustainability Leadership Club. He is also a student research assistant in the Environmental Quality Testing Lab.
The most influential person in Harold’s life is his mother. He mentions that she has taught him to always work towards your dreams no matter the hand life as dealt you at the time.
He lives by the quote “We are all but pieces in God.s grand scheme of things” #UDC #UDC1851