Thanks to a challenge made by the Student Council, participating
Class 093 students, shown here, won a free lunch for having the
most members of any class take part in the day’s event.
More than a hundred students, staff, faculty and employees on
the Florida Campus did their part to help promote wellness and
Palmer College during their own Step Up, Florida! event, Feb. 21.
This is the first year for the College to take part in the statewide
project, which encourages physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
Sponsored by the Florida Department of Health, Step Up, Florida!
encourages organizations in every county of the state to develop
their own 30-minute fitness activity. Palmer’s event was a onemile
walk that started at the campus and circled Port Orange’s
City Center lake before returning back to the campus.
“We had an exceptional response to the program,” said Director
of Student Services Melissa Lingo. “It was just good to see
faculty, staff and students all coming together to support