Southern students awarded
recognition at honors convocation
LAKELAND, Fla. (April 18, 2002) - 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:
Life Award (2) - Jennifer Woerner, a senior biology major and the
daughter of Lance and Helen Woerner of Davie, Fla.; and Misti Marie
Neutzling, a senior physical education major and daughter of Timothy
and Lynn Neutzling of Venice, Fla.
Order of Omega
- Greek Man of the Year - Ryan Young, a senior biology major. He
is the son of Roy and Suzanne Young of Quantico, Va.
Order of Omega
- Greek Woman of the Year - Carmella Frederick, a senior biology
major. She is the daughter of James and Deborah Frederick of Osprey,
Purcell Scholarships (3) - Michelle Taylor Gillette, a senior computer
science major residing in Winter Haven, Fla.; Kathleen Michele Meckley,
a junior psychology major and daughter of Robert Meckley of Richmond,
Ind. and Karen Wilson of Columbus, Ohio; and Erin Pixton, a junior
athletic training major and daughter of John and Catherine Pixton
of Odessa, Fla.
of the Year - Marta Linder, a sophomore music performance major.
She is the daughter of Orin and Patricia Linder of Plant City, Fla.
Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award - Kristen Rexroad, a
senior biology and pre-physical therapy major. She is the daughter of
James and Janice Rexroad of Grand Junction, Colo.
of the Year Award - Ja'ci Quincy, a sophomore majoring in business
administration/sports management. She is the daughter of Darell
Brown of Tampa, Fla. and Yvonne Brown of Riverview, Fla.
of the Year - Amanda Wagner, a senior biology major. She is the
daughter of Ken and Melanie Wagner of Leesburg, Fla.
(6) - Ryan Anderson, a senior business administration major and
son of Kimbel and Janet Anderson of Lutz, Fla.; Joseph Ryan Cahalan,
a freshman and son of Joseph and Barb Cahalan of Lakeland, Fla.;
Adele Douglin, a junior mathematics major and daughter of O'Neal
and Patricia Douglin of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Amanda Wagner,
a senior biology major and the daughter of Ken and Melanie Wagner
of Leesburg, Fla.; Renee Vanderslice, a junior humanities major
and daughter of Robert and Jean Vanderslice of Lakeland, Fla.; and
Tabitha Zelonis, a junior biology major and daughter of Bill Zelonis
and Beverly Zelonis of Sarasota, Fla.
Robert Lee Zimmerman
Award for Excellence - Jennifer Woerner, a senior biology major.
She is the daughter of Lance and Helen Woerner of Davie, Fla.
Phi Eta Sigma
Freshman Honor Award - Brittany Melson, a freshman English major.
She is the daughter of William and Susan Melson of Lakeland, Fla.
Kappa Chandler Outstanding Sophomore Award - Amanda Murphy, a sophomore
criminology major. She is the daughter of Michael Murphy of Naples,
Kappa Burnette-Gilbert Outstanding Junior Award - Adam Spafford,
a junior business administration major. He is the son of Sidney
and Sheila Spafford of Kissimmee, Fla.
Kappa Salutes (2) - Shari Simon, a senior biology major and daughter
of James Simon of Lakeland, Fla. and Lynnanne DeMaria of Oldsmar,
Fla.; and William Lyman Jeffries IV, a senior religion major. He
is the son of Mable Jean Jeffries of Lake Wales, Fla.
Rowe and The James C. Rogers Recognitions - Kathryn Organ, a senior
broadcast journalism major, has won the Agnes Johnson Rowe award.
She is the daughter of Harold Organ of Chelmsford, Mass. and Jean
Organ of Naples, Fla. Ryan Young, a senior biology major, has won
the James C. Rogers Recognition. He is the son of Roy and Suzanne
Young of Quantico, Va.
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.