Florida Southern College announces 2007 Honor Walk recipient
FSC’s highest honor goes to Courtney Baker
LAKELAND, Fla. (April 25, 2007) —Courtney Baker, a graduating senior, was named the 2007 Honor Walk Student during Honors Convocation April 18 at Florida Southern College.
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. Baker is a biology major who has extended her studies beyond academic classes to conduct scholarly research in supramolecular chemistry. She is a President’s Scholar and a National Dean’s List honoree, and holds leadership positions in numerous honor societies, including president of Beta Beta Beta, vice president of ODK, and vice president of Phi Kappa Phi. She is also a member of Gamma Sigma Epsilon and Kappa Mu Epsilon honoraries. She has been a McClurg scholar her entire undergraduate career, was honored as an Outstanding Student Leader in 2006 and 2007, and was recently selected for Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges.
A certified Emergency Medical Technician, Baker serves as a volunteer EMT in her home state of New York, and has contributed volunteer service to the local community through Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine.
As a member of the Student Government Association, she is completing her second year as vice president of finance, and previously served as chair of the Technology Committee. She is president of the Association of Honors Students, treasurer of the Pre-Professional Society, and has held additional leadership positions in numerous other campus organizations, including the Association of Campus Entertainment and Beyond Ministries.
Baker is the daughter of Carl and Cherylann Baker of Clay, N.Y.
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