Bingham named Hercules Scholar


Andrew Bingham, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff majoring in industrial technology, has been named a Hercules Scholar by the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Bingham will receive a $1,500 scholarship grant from the foundation as part of its School of the Month initiative. An active member of the UAPB track and field program, Bingham has a 3.8 GPA and is a member of the Carolyn F. Blakely Honors College.

To be a candidate for the Hercules Scholarship, students must be male, attend a Foundation “School of the Month,” have a GPA of at least 3.5 and be a campus leader involved in the community with a career goal toward making a difference in the quality of life for his race.