Senior at South Carolina State University Receives Hercules Scholarship

[Dallas, TX – July 9th]

Student: Corey Hagans

GPA :3.92

Hometown : Columbia, SC

Major/ Class:  Music Education/ Senior

Corey, a Senior at the South Carolina State University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Corey T. Hagans Hercules Scholar 2015 Mr. Hagans is originally from Columbia, SC and he currently holds a 3.92 GPA at the South Carolina State University.  After  earning his degree he plans to attend graduate school to receive a degree in Education Technology.  Raymond’s ultimate goals are  to become a principal and as well as a high school band director.

On campus he  has serves with the Army ROTC, Marching 101 Pep Band, and is in the Honors College. Corey also spends his time  volunteering with the Blythewood High school Junior ROTC.

The few people who have influenced his life have been his mother, who instilled in him the importance of having a great  education and giving back.  The motto he live by is “You have to do what you have to do in order to get where you want to be”

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