Building a Solid Foundation: Eli Hodge, Today’s Hercules Scholar from Hinds Community College-Utica

GPA: 3.5
Hometown: Edwards, Mississippi
Major: Chemistry/Toxicology
Classification: Freshman
Career goal: Chemical Engineer

Congratulations to Hinds Community College-Utica campus freshman, Eli Hodge. The future chemical engineer plans to attend Alabama A&M after graduation.

As a math tutor and officer in Phi Theta Kappa honor society, Eli is a leader on campus.

Eli is inspired most by his family, whom he says motivate him to strive for excellence on a daily basis.

Eli lives by the motto: “Every strong structure begins with a solid foundation.”

Help more students like Eli achieve excellence by making a donation today to Hinds Community College-Utica.

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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