Cape Coral, Fla. student recognized with Reuter Scholarship at Florida Southern College Honors Convocation
LAKELAND, Fla. (May 16, 2005) — Sharon Elliott, a freshman athletic training major, was awarded the Reuter Scholarship at the annual Honors Convocation at Florida Southern College. The event, held April 20, brought recognition to numerous students in a variety of categories. Elliott is the daughter of Catherine Elliott of Cape Coral, Fla.
The Reuter Scholarship Fund was established in honor of John R. Reuter by his parents, Paul B. and E. Louise Reuter. The fund is awarded solely based on academic achievement. Eligible students must be of ability and good character, board at the college, and maintain a 3.5 grade point average. Reuter award checks are given directly to the students to be used as they desire.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.