Andrew Jones , Sophomore at Alabama A&M University Receives $1,500 Hercules Scholarship

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[Dallas,TX – November 12th]

Student: Andrew Jones

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

GPA: 3.91

In addition to leadership in a campus physics organization and serving on the executive board of the Honors Program at Alabama A&M University, sophomore Andrew Jones has garnered a 3.91 GPA.  A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Andrew followed the lead of his older sister, who also attended Alabama A&M.

He has been involved in several service projects, most notable programs with the Boys and Girls Club and the Lincoln Academy in Huntsville, Alabama.  Upon graduation from AAMU’s physics program, Andrew envisions a world of possibilities, from cancer research at a graduate program at Northwestern or Duke to research programs within the Department of Energy.  Andrew Jones … Hercules Scholar.

Influential Person(s):  Mrs. Carla Draper Holloway

Quote to Live By:  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.

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