Stuart, Fla. graduate receives awards and
recognitions from Florida Southern College
LAKELAND, Fla. (June 4, 2004) - Joy Beurrier, a Florida Southern College 2004 English graduate, received several awards and recognitions from Florida Southern College. She is the daughter of Jim and Paulette Beurrier of Stuart, Fla.
Beurrier received the Robert Lee Zimmerman Award for Excellence, a $2000 award. She won the T.G. Buckner Medal in Philosophy; the Cantilevers Student Writing Award in poetry, and Outstanding English Senior Award:
The Commencement Committee chose Beurrier to be Senior Speaker. During commencement, she won the President's Scholarship Medal. The scholarship is awarded to a student with 3.85 or higher grade point average and who represents the best qualities of an FSC student, participating in the life of the college and the community.
Beurrier graduated with membership in six national honor societies, including Sigma Tau Delta (English), Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership), and Phi Eta Sigma (freshman). She was the first student to complete the Honors in the English Major program and also completed the General College Honors program.
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.