Robert Norwood, Student at Alabama A&M University Receives $1,500 Hercules Scholarship


[Dallas, TX – November 19th]

Student: Robert Norwood

GPA: 3.91

Hometown: Thomaston,Alabama

Classification /Major: Sophomore/ Electrical Engineering

The Tom Joyner Foundation selected Robert Norwood as the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar this week.

A sophomore electrical engineering major from Thomaston, Alabama, Robert Norwood is a member of the Honors Program at Alabama A&M University, as well as the National Society of Black Engineers and the STEM Star Scholars program.

Part of a long line of STEM graduates of Alabama A&M, Robert is also an avid volunteer who proudly devotes time to help those in assistant living situations, tutors high school and college students, and serves as a mentor young males.

Currently holding a 3.91 GPA, Robert enjoys the support he received from several mentors within AAMU’s engineering school.

Influential Person(s):  Mr. Gerald Vines and Ms. Monica Finch

Quote to Live By:  “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”  -Soren Kierkegaard

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