Florida Southern alumni receive achievement awards
LAKELAND, Fla. (March 21, 2007) — Florida Southern College honored two alumni at its Founders Day convocation held March 19. Edward H. Laderer, Jr., and Dr. Mark H. Mines received Alumni Achievement Awards, presented to FSC alumni for excellence in a profession or endeavor.
Laderer, a 1979 graduate, earned his degree in business administration, with concentrations in finance and marketing. He is currently a partner in Southern Homes, a Lakeland home builders firm honored nationally in 2005 with the "Lee Evans National Home Builder of the Year Award," one of the industry's highest honors. He has a distinguished career in real estate sales, property management, and residential development. Laderer has served on community boards, holds memberships and leadership positions in numerous professional and civic organizations, and is actively involved in his church and in the community.
Mines, a 1983 biology graduate, earned his medical degree at the University of Florida. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency, as well as an adult cardiology fellowship, at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center, where he was chief fellow and instructor in the Department of Medicine. Currently, Mines is a cardiologist in private practice in Lakeland at the Watson Clinic. Mines is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians, and he is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology.
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