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Thursday, December 01, 2011
Nicola Lawler
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The Tom Joyner Foundation Awards Scholarship to Talladega College Student

Talladega, Alabama—The Tom Joyner Foundation announced today on the Tom Joyner Show that the Hercules Scholar Award was given to Logan Holmes, a junior at Talladega College. Logan is from Childersburg, Alabama and is currently majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics at the College.

In reference to the scholarship, Holmes remarks, “It’s an honor and privilege to have this award. It will definitely help further my scholastic and academic goals.” In addition to having a double major, Logan plays as a Pitcher for the Tornadoes Baseball Team and he’s also a McNair scholar. Logan aspires to conduct research this summer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with the Talladega College McNair program.

Holmes is also a Honda Campus All Star Challenge finalist at Talladega College. He has participated with the Honda Challenge for 3 years. Counselor and Placement Officer, Dolores Traylor says, “Logan is ideal and deserving, not only because of academics, but personality and service are high on his list always. He’s a great student, he’s active in the community, and he strives for excellence.” Dr. Sim Pettway, Honda Challenge Advisor remarks, “Logan is a competitive team leader who inspires others around him to succeed."

The Tom Joyner Foundation was established to help students continue their education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. All funds raised and donated to the Foundation are used for scholarship support for students with financial need and to ensure the sustainability of institutions. Hercules Scholars must meet the requirements of being a full-time undergraduate student with a 3.0 or above GPA and must demonstrate leadership skills in civic and academic organizations.

The Talladega College family is proud of this esteemed honor for Logan Holmes. In his essay submission, Logan wrote, “I aspire to be successful in life and I am focused on the tasks at hand.”

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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