Devonte Leitch of Clark Atlanta University named Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar”

[Dallas, TX. – August 21, 2014]
Devonte Leitch - CAU

Devonte Leitch – CAU


 Devonte Leitch, is a Senior, Accounting major, Mathematics minor from Trenton, NJ  , has been named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar”.

Devonte plans to attend graduate school and prepare for his  CPA exam to become a premier Accountant.  At Clark Atlanta University, Devonte is heavily involved with the Global Leadership Academy, Golden Key International Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, National Association of Black Accountants and  The Caribbean Association .
 Devonte  lives by a Motto of  a great designer Donatella Versace  “Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas”

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.

Click here to donate to support scholars like Devonte Leitch

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