FSC student from
receives GEICO scholarship
LAKELAND, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2003) - Farrah
Shultz, a junior at Florida Southern College, received a $1000 scholarship
and recognition for achievement in her major and as a leader on
campus. A GEICO management team chose Shultz and students from six
other colleges and universities based on grade transcripts and the
students' submitted essays. Shultz majors in music performance.
She is the daughter of Mary Shultz and Will Shultz of Lakeland,
The GEICO Achievement Award Program provides a $1,000 scholarship
to an outstanding sophomore or junior majoring in business or liberal
arts. Through this program, GEICO encourages students to excel in
major fields related to insurance company operations. The organization
has a management development program they hope the scholarship winners
will consider after graduation. Qualifying students must be sophomore
or junior level, maintain at least a B average in their major, and
participate in activities related to their field as well as other
campus community events.
"Farrah is a remarkably ambitious young lady, with clear goals and
the dedication necessary to achieve those goals," said Dr. Carl
Brown, FSC economics professor. "This is evidenced by the fact that
she has compiled such an outstanding record of academic achievement
while spending up to 30 hours a week in outside employment."
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.