FSC students attend Florida African American Student Association State Convention
LAKELAND, Fla. (April 22, 2008) — Nine Florida Southern College students attended the Florida African American Student Association’s 33rd Annual State Convention in Altamonte Springs, Fla., on April 3-6.
The convention, “Fulfilling the Legacy of Our Ancestors – Stepping Into Greatness,” included guest speakers, a talent show, a chant competition, and an African attire fashion show. FSC’s Jodner Martin, a senior theatre arts major, won first place in the talent show, performing a monologue about a young man missing his absent father titled “Papa’s Got A Brand New Excuse.” He is the son of Joanes and Marie Martin of Port St Lucie, Fla. FSC student Tierra Robinson was elected director of Region 4, which includes Florida Southern College and all colleges in the surrounding area. Robinson will be responsible for increasing communication between the students within Region 4 and the executive board of the Florida African American Student Association. She will also coordinate a fall and spring regional leadership retreat, one of which will be held at Florida Southern College. Robinson is a sophomore biology major residing in Tampa, Fla.