FSC student wins leadership award
LAKELAND, Fla. (June 6, 2007) — FSC senior Sharon Elliott has won the 2007 Bobby Gunn Athletic Training Student Leadership Award for the Southeast District. The award, issued by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), includes a $500 travel stipend and complimentary registration to attend the NATA annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif. later this month. Elliott, an athletic training major, is the daughter of Catherine Elliott of Cape Coral, Fla.
NATA established the Bobby Gunn Athletic Training Award to give deserving athletic training students assistance in attending NATA annual meetings. Bobby Gunn was NATA’s first president and a pioneer in athletic training.
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 39 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 13:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 26 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor’s institutions and by the Princeton Review as a “Best Southeastern College.” Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.