FSC Horticulture major receives
AGR Achievement Award
LAKELAND, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2004) - Florida Southern College senior James Michael (Mike) Knighten received the Alpha Gamma Rho Undergraduate Achievement Award, the highest award given by the national agricultural fraternity to an AGR undergraduate. Knighten, an environmental horticulture major, accepted the award and a $1,000 scholarship during the AGR national convention held in Columbus, Ohio.
The award is presented to an individual who excels in leadership, community and fraternity involvement, and scholastic achievement. Knighten, of Highland City, Fla., was chosen from over 60 AGR chapters nationwide.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.