Cordell is the son of Andrea Hoggard, Superintendent at Hamel Builders. Cordell graduated from Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, NC where he studied Fine Arts, Criminal Justice, Public Speaking and college prep courses. He is in his first year at East Carolina University studying Biology. Cordell is a very bright student who works with kids who have special needs and his goal is to become a doctor specializing in patients with disabilities.
He enjoys working with ministries at his church, playing the bass guitar, reading the bible, dance and mentoring young people. He thinks the Ed and Fern Hamel Scholarship Fund is a wonderful opportunity for himself and others. He said, “it is a big step towards a better future.”