Southern College sophomore
awarded $5,000 scholarship
(Nov. 26, 2001) - Florida Southern College and the Florida Independent
College Fund (FICF) announced that sophomore Jessica Hall was awarded
a $5,000 Coca Cola First Generation Scholarship. The award is given
to students who are the first in their family to graduate from college.
It recognizes a student who exemplifies excellence in the classroom
and in the community.
Hall will graduate
in the spring of 2003 with a degree in biology. She is the daughter
of Debra Fisher of Seminole, Fla., and Michael Hall.
The Coca Cola
First Generation Scholarship Program awards scholarships annually
at each of the member schools of the Independent Colleges and Universities
of Florida (ICUF). The program is administered by the FICF, a not-for-profit
foundation for program and resources development for the ICUF. Based
at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., ICUF is dedicated to
providing financial assistance to students attending Floridas
independent colleges and universities. Funds are granted by corporate
partners who are equally committed to providing the best educational
alternatives for todays college students.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.