Sophomore at North Carolina Central University Receives $1,500 Hercules Scholarship

[ Dallas,TX – January 6th]

Student: Christopher Pulcher-Coard

GPA: 3.91

Hometown : Los Angles, California

Classification / Major : Sophomore / Psychology

Christopher Pulcher-Coard, a Sophomore at North Carolina Central University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Mr. Pulcher-Coard is originally from Los Angles , California  and currently has a 3.91 GPA. He is majoring in Psychology at North Carolina Central University. After college he will be attending Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor Relations.

While working to earn his doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Cornell University, he also plans on helping to expand the non-profit organization of which he is currently co-founder and treasurer of. Mr. Pulcher-Coard career goals, outside of graduate school, are to become a consultant & work with global businesses to help them  maximize business operations and infrastructure.

Christopher is a member of  Rites of Passage Organization which is local to Durham, North Carolina. He also help co-found  a non profit called Camp S.W.A.G. (Students With Ambitions and Goals),back in 2014 with the intention of cultivating interest in S.T.E.M. related fields among  youth in the community.

Christopher says the most influential person in his life  “are my parents, who have proven so, and more, throughout my life journey. As contributors to the actualization of my ambition to become an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, exemplary mentors through my epochs of hardship and strife, friends, and paragons of person hood” says Christopher.

The motto that he lives :  “Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in”

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