Southern College announces
2002 Honor Walk recipient
FSC's highest honor goes to
Jennifer Elizabeth Woerner
(April 12, 2002) - Jennifer Elizabeth Woerner, a graduating senior
from Davie, Fla., was named the 2002 Honor Walk Student during Honors
Convocation April 10 at Florida Southern College. She is the daughter
of Lance and Helen Woerner.
Each year the
college selects a graduating senior for its highest honor based
on the student's academic achievements and exceptional involvement
in campus activities. Woerner, a biology and chemistry major, has
won a number of awards and recognitions, including Top Rising Senior
in Chemistry; Dr. Spencer Award in Chemistry; Baum Scholarship in
Biology (2000, 2001); McConville Scholarship in Biology; President's
Scholar (five times); Dean's List (twice); and Who's Who Among Students
in American Universities and Colleges. She was a recipient of the
Jesse Ball duPont Undergraduate Research Grant (summer 2001), working
on research involving "The Synthesis of Novel Photosensitizers
for the Use in Photodynamic Antimicrobial Chemotherapy."
volleyball for FSC, serving as co-captain of the team in 2001. She
received awards for Varsity Volleyball Most Academic (1998-2001)
and Top Volleyball Player - Academics (2001), and she is a six-time
member of the 4.0 Club for FSC student athletes.
served the community, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Talbot
House, and area middle schools. She has participated in many campus
activities including Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta, Kappa, Beta Beta
Beta, and Pre-med Society. She is a founding member of American
Chemical Society and Gamma Sigma Epsilon; co-leader of Fellowship
of Christian Athletes; Secretary of Student Athletic Advisory Committee;
tutor in biology, chemistry, and math for the athletic department;
and substitute teacher in high school.
held a ceremony following the convocation to unveil the Honor Walk
name piece, which was installed in the Honor Walk sidewalk located
in front of Joseph-Reynolds Residence Hall.
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.