Student to represent
Leadership Florida College Program
LAKELAND, Fla. (July 24,
2003) - Erin Smith, a junior biology major, has been chosen to represent
Florida Southern College at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Leadership Florida College Program in August.
Smith is the Student Government Association ombudsman for the coming
year and a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She is the daughter
of Kenneth and Saralyn Smith of Lakeland, Fla.
Leadership Florida was created in 1982 by the Florida Chamber of
Commerce to build leadership and a sense of state community. The
program is based on the belief that knowledge is a key element and
prime motivator of leadership. Fifty college juniors and seniors
will meet for a week to discuss a variety of issues on Florida public
policy, leadership, community service and technology. The program
will feature lectures and symposia by noted government, business
and community leaders, consultants and professional educators.
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.