Florida Southern students awarded
recognition at honors convocation
LAKELAND, Fla. (May 6, 2004) - The annual Honors Convocation at Florida Southern College brought recognition to numerous students in a variety of categories. Recognitions given included the following honors and awards:
Religion in Life Award - Derek Major, a senior business administration marketing management major. He is the son of H. Allen and Linda Major of Pottstown, Pa.
Leslie Harper Purcell Scholarships (5) - Biljana Cokovic, a junior computer science major and daughter of Boris and Roza Cokovic of Macedonia; Miranda Crow, a junior public relations major and daughter of Alva and Carla Crow of Land O' Lakes, Fla.; Ashley Fishburn, a junior political science major and daughter of Brian and Tawni Fishburn of Lakeland, Fla.; Jennifer Kirkpatrick, a junior primary education major and daughter of John and Lucy Kirkpatrick of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Erin Smith, a junior biology major and daughter of Kenneth and Saralyn Smith of Lakeland, Fla.
The Pat McFadden Female Scholar Athlete of the Year - Joan DeHaven, a senior biology major and daughter of Donald and Suzanne DeHaven of Dunedin, Fla.
The Pat McFadden Male Scholar Athlete of the Year - Pete Schiebel, a senior computer information systems major and son of Frederick and Donna Schiebel of Lakeland, Fla.
Florida Southern Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award - Kathryn Elizabeth Paight, a senior financial management major. She is the daughter of Donald and Nina Paight of Ft. Myers, Fla.
Student Volunteer of the Year Award - Bryan Munson, a senior communication major. He is the son of Wayne and Kathleen Munson of Goshen, N.Y.
John R. Reuter Art Award - Brittany Melson, a senior English major. She is the daughter of William and Susan Melson of Lakeland, Fla.
Reuter Scholarships (9) - April Lee Avery, a junior sociology major and daughter of Lester and Mary Avery of Ft. Myers, Fla.; Joseph Ryan Cahalan, a senior financial management major and son of Joseph and Barb Cahalan of Lakeland, Fla.; Lindsay Lea Deuster, a senior biology major and daughter of Michael and Jane Deuster of Green Bay, Wis.; Ashley Fishburn, a junior political science major and daughter of Brian and Tawni Fishburn of Lakeland, Fla.; Kristina Haselier, a senior philosophy major and daughter of Robert Haselier and Mary Haselier of Lakeland, Fla.; Bryan Hogan, a junior music education major and son of Ronnie and Peggy Hogan of Lakeland, Fla.; Heather Mock, a junior English major and daughter of Gregory and Sharon Mock of Ft. White, Fla.; Cathalain Marie Tobin, a senior mathematics major and daughter of Richard and Deborah Tobin of Peoria, Ariz.; and Nicole Weeden, a junior elementary education major and daughter of David and Kathleen Weeden of Tampa, Fla.
Robert Lee Zimmerman Award for Excellence - Joy Beurrier, a senior English major. She is the daughter of Jim and Paulette Beurrier of Stuart, Fla.
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Award (2) - Ivelisse De la Fe, a freshman music performance major and daughter of Luis De la Fe and Alicia Rodriguez of Costa Rica; and Christine Franklin, a freshman music performance major and daughter of James and Pamela Franklin of Stephens City, Va.
Omicron Delta Kappa Chandler Outstanding Sophomore Award - Amanda Stallard, a sophomore religion major. She is the daughter of David and Diane Stallard of Orange City, Fla.
Omicron Delta Kappa Burnette-Gilbert Outstanding Junior Award - Erin Lynn Smith, a junior biology major. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Saralyn Smith of Lakeland, Fla.
Omicron Delta Kappa Salutes (2) - Ja'ci Dene Quincy, a senior business administration sports management major and daughter of Darell Brown of Tampa, Fla. And Yvonne Brown of Riverview, Fla.; and Jeremy McKeen, a senior communication major and son of Robert and Esther McKeen of Barrington, N.H.
Agnes Johnson Rowe and The James C. Rogers Recognitions - Melissa Piloto, a senior elementary education major and daughter of Larry and Debra Piloto of Rotonda West, Fla. has won the Agnes Johnson Rowe award. Jeremiah Libby, a senior physical education major and son of Keith and Jeralyn Libby of St. Cloud, Fla. has won the James C. Rogers Recognition.
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.
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