Florida Southern College announces 2005 Honor Walk recipient
FSC’s highest honor goes to Cathalain M. Tobin
LAKELAND, Fla. (May 16, 2005) — Cathalain M. Tobin, a graduating senior, was named the 2005 Honor Walk Student during Honors Convocation April 20 at Florida Southern College.
Tobin, a mathematics major, graduated with a 3.88 grade point average. She is the daughter of Richard and Deborah Tobin of Peoria, Ariz.
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. Tobin was a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Eta Sigma, and Omicron Delta Kappa, which selected her for Outstanding Sophomore of the Year in 2003. She was president of the Student Government Association in 2003-2004 and was selected for the 2005 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” She served on the Student Advisory Committee, on the President’s Council as student representative, and as a math tutor in the Work Study Program. She has been an active volunteer in Polk County, planning county-wide fund-raising events and recruiting and managing volunteers. Polk County selected her for “Who’s Who Among Polk County Volunteers.”
The college held a ceremony following the convocation to unveil the Honor Walk name piece, installed in the Honor Walk sidewalk located in front of Joseph-Reynolds Residence Hall.
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.