Michael Gardner, a junior accounting major from Hephzibah, Ga is this week's Tom Joyner Foundation's "Herc Scholar". Born in Landstuhl, Germany to Winston and Pamela Gardner, Michael will graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and later earn a Master's Degree in Accounting as well.
This honor student has a 4.0 GPA and aspires to become a Certified Public Accountant and lead his own business. Michael has a love for reading and believes that books are, "the window to the world for me.”
At Paine, Michael volunteers as a math tutor at a local community center, serves a peer tutor, and is a student advisor. Michael is one of five male students selected.
Paine College is a four-year, private co-educational college, located on a beautiful 57-acre campus in the heart of Augusta, Ga. The campus is located one hour away from Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, and it is an easy two-hour drive from Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. With more than 860 full-time students, Paine has 60 Full-time, 24 Adjuncts, 45 Full-time Doctorates.
For more information on Paine College, please visit: http://www.paine.edu/
For more information about the Tom Joyner Foundation or to make a contribution, please visit: http://www.tomjoynerfoundation.org/
Or contact the Office of Communications & Marketing at (706) 396-7591, (706) 821-8322 or Ncarter@paine.edu
Photo Caption: Michael Gardner, Paine College student and Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar.