[ Dallas, TX- August 28, 2014]
“OPPORTUNITY STARTS AT HOME”
Aaron Chambers, is a Sophomore, Computer Science/Engineering major, from Beaumont, TX , has been named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar”.
Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia., is the Foundation’s School of the Month for August which is part of its on-going effort to help keep students in historically black colleges and universities.
The Hercules Scholarship is named after Joyner’s father, the late Hercules Joyner, who was a strong supporter of higher education. To be a candidate for the scholarship, students must be male, attend a Foundation “School of the Month”, have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and be a campus leader involved in the community with a career goal toward making a difference in the quality of life for his race. The scholars each receive a scholarship grant of $1,500 that is paid directly to their school to help offset their college expenses.
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