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Garnet and Gold Scholar Society inducts 13 new members

Florida State University has welcomed 13 new members into the prestigious Garnet and Gold Scholar Society.

Founded in 2010 by President Eric J. Barron, the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society recognizes well-rounded undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.

“The fall 2013 Garnet and Gold Scholar Society inductees have upheld the tradition of excellence that we have come to expect from scholars,” said Vice President for Student Affairs Mary Coburn. “Through the wide range of experiences that they have had, they have deepened their university education and contributed greatly to our community.We are proud of all of their accomplishments.”

The students, all graduating seniors, were inducted into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society during a December ceremony. The inductees, along with their hometowns and majors, are:

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Jelessa Robinson, social work

Greenacres, Fla.

FSU's Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Garnett S. Stokes stands front and center with the new members of the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society.
FSU’s Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Garnett S. Stokes stands front and center with the new members of the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society.

Hillary Gale, chemical science and sociology

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Devora Garzon, business management

Marietta, Ga.

Allison Loehr, information, communication & technology

Miami

Ky’Eisha Penn, political science and African-American studies

Brooke Sonenreich, English

Orlando, Fla.

Xiomelie Crisostomo, business management

Oviedo, Fla.

Valerie DeLeon, art history and studio art

Palm City, Fla.

Riley McFadden, social work and social science

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

Chanel Davidoff, exercise science

Tampa, Fla.

Shawnna Whyre, political science and criminology

Valrico, Fla.

Anne Brooks, social work and certificate in child welfare

Weeki Wachee, Fla.

Michael Fitzgerald, international affairs