FSC names George
Jenkins scholars ... Five Florida high school students receive free
education at the college
LAKELAND, Fla. (April
1, 2003) - Five Florida high school students have been selected
to receive George W. Jenkins Scholarships at Florida Southern College.
The scholarship, named for the founder of Publix Super Markets,
provides tuition, fees, books, supplies, and on-campus room and
board annually for up to four years. This year's recipients are
Jacqueline "Nicole" Boren of Lakeland currently attends Kathleen
Senior High School and plans to major in psychology.
Joshua Martin of Lakeland attends Sonrise Christian School. He plans
to major in criminology.
Melissa Miranda lives in Lakeland and attends Kathleen Senior High
School. She plans to major in biology.
Jessica Pryce of Auburndale attends Auburndale High School and plans
to major in English.
Heather Tuxbury of Winter Haven attends Winter Haven High School.
She plans to major in religion/Christian education.
About the scholarship
Eligible students must be U.S. citizens, Florida residents, and
Florida high school graduates who are entering Florida Southern
College as freshmen with demonstrated full financial need. To apply,
a student must have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA)
of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, participate in school or community activities,
exhibit a strong work ethic, show financial need and express a desire
to succeed. The recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative
GPA at FSC, with the initial calculation at the end of the second
semester, and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester
he or she receives the scholarship.
About Florida Southern College
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.