chemistry department hosts
Chemathon for high school students
(April 23, 2003) - Over 70 high school chemistry students from seven
in Polk and Manatee counties and Melbourne, Fla. gather at Florida
Southern for a "Chemathon," a chemistry competition, on
April 25. The day-long event, organized by FSC's chemistry department,
runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Polk Science Building on campus.
by the Florida Local Section of the American Chemical Society and
the FSC chemistry department, is a written and oral competition
among students divided into two categories: honors chemistry and
advanced placement. Students will take a written exam in the morning,
tour the campus, have lunch in the cafeteria, and return to Polk
Science at 12:30 p.m. for team quiz bowls. Judges for the competition
include FSC faculty and members from the Florida Section of the
American Chemical Society.
information, please contact Dr. Carmen Gauthier at 680-4320.
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.