Aspiring Orthopedic Surgeon, Tuskegee Junior Receives $1,500 Hercules Scholarship

[Dallas, TX – August 20th]

Student: Joshua Madden

GPA :3.9

Hometown : Grandview, MO

Major/ Class: Biology (pre-med) / Junior

Joshua, a Senior at the Tuskegee University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Mr. Madden is originally from Grandview, MO and he currently holds a 3.9 GPA at the Tuskegee University.  After  earning his degree he plans  to attend medical school . After that Joshua he wants to pursuing a career in Orthopedic Surgery.

FullSizeRender On the campus of Tuskegee University  he is involved the Biology Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and also in  the community he is apart of the  Boone Tabernacle Street Ministries Team. 

 Joshua says the most influential person in his life is his deceased father, Ricky E. Madden, he always pushed and  supported him to achieve my goals. One thing he always said was, “always have options, just in case something falls  through.”

 He was selected to attend SMDEP, a prestigious medical internship at University of Nebraska Medical Center, also  a recent recipient of the Nancy Hill Harper Memorial Biomedical Sciences Award, lastly I was chosen to represent  our biology club as Mr. Biology of Tuskegee University.

 The  motto he lives by is: “Today will be what it is. I will be who I am. And there will be beauty in both.”-Jody Hills

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