Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2003-03-24

Kelly Fitzgerald of Madison, Miss., was elected president of the Student Bar Association for 2003-04 at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University. Fitzgerald, a second-year law student, was elected by the 488-member Cumberland student body. She will serve as the primary liaison between students and the law school administration.

Other newly elected SBA officers are: John Isaac Southerland of Kinston, N.C., vice president; Ashley Mims of Marietta, Ga., secretary; and Hans Schmidt of Nashville, Tenn., treasurer.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.