Benny O. Hodges Scholarship Fund

Awarded to ECSU student-athletes who have at least a 2.50 GPA. Awards may be renewed as long as recipients maintain at least a cumulative GPA of 2.50 Award amount is divided among various recipients based on accumulated interest of endowment.

Brief Facts About Benny O. Hodges

  • Varsity football & track
  • School record of 17 interceptions in one season
  • MVP Fish Bowl Classic
  • Outstanding Sprinter
  • Co-captain of football team
  • 1967 student asst. coach
  • 1983 inducted into ECSU Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1981 received a plaque for being one of the top alumni contributors
  • 1991 recognized by NAFEO as a Distinguished Alumni of Black Colleges & Universities
  • Selected to Who's Who in American Colleges & Universities
  • Past president & member of ECSU Hall of Fame Committee
  • Received the 60's Decade Image Award in 2006
  • President of the J.T.Doles Chapter of ECSU until his death