Meet the Senior Class Council
The Senior Class Council strives to keep all seniors informed about all graduation requirements and deadlines. The Senior Class Council fund raises for the Class Gift and provides programming to build community and pride for the graduating year.
Damon Edmond – President of Senior Class Council
Damon Edmond is a senior majoring in Athletic Training from Jacksonville, FL. He attended Robert E. Lee High School and graduated as a Diploma and Associate’s Degree recipient. During his time at FSU, he notes his biggest achievement as serving as one of the two Student Coordinators for the 2016 Institute hosted by the Florida State University Center for Leadership and Social Change, where he helped to facilitate a six day program of dialogue and self-discovery in a supportive learning community for 140 FSU students.
Damon is currently one of seven Jim Moran African American Youth Achiever Scholars currently at FSU and served as a student Athletic Trainer for the 2016 Orange Bowl Champion FSU Football team. He has served previously as the sophomore and junior Class Council President for the 2015-2016 and the 2016-2017 academic years respectively. His favorite FSU tradition is the war chant during football games.
Daniella Bermudez – Vice President of Senior Class Council
Daniella Bermudez is a senior majoring in Real Estate and Economics from Tampa, FL. She attended Jefferson High School. During her time at FSU, she notes her biggest achievement as being a 2015 Orientation Leader.
Two Fun Facts:
1. Originally from Colombia, but grew up in Tampa.
2. Loves all types of lettering and calligraphy.
Her favorite FSU tradition is singing the fight song.
“When I was an OL man we used to sing the fight song with so much spirit. I even sang it the same way when I was the Hispanic Latino Student Union assistant director.”
Gianna Traylor – Treasurer of Senior Class Council
Gianna Traylor is a senior majoring in Finance and Professional Sales from Bradenton, FL. She attended Braden River High School. During her time at FSU, she notes her biggest achievement as holding the role of Vice President Chapter Relations and Standards on the executive board for her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, because she helped and got the chance to know so many people on a personal level, separate from the chapter on a macro level. She was also able to learn so much about herself and her limits, allowing her to grow as a person through the position.
Two Fun Facts:
1.Passion is people
2. Could eat tacos with queso every day if it were an acceptable diet.
Her favorite FSU tradition is when Osceola charges the field riding Renegade at the beginning of every home game to plant a flaming spear midfield.
“When it is followed by the war chant, I love the spirit and adrenaline it adds to the atmosphere, there is truly nothing like it. It is just another reminder that no matter where we come from or what we are involved in, we all unite and come together for the ‘Noles’, and I love that.”
Arsene Frederic – Secretary of Senior Class Council
Arsene Frederic is a senior majoring in English (Creative Writing) with a minor in Education from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He attended Dillard High School and graduated as Mr. Dilllard’14. During his time at FSU, he notes his biggest achievement as winning the MLK Book Stipend Scholarship awarded by the FSU Black Alumni Association and the Center for Leadership and Social Change in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Two Fun Facts:
1.His first year, he sang in the Kellum Hall talent show and got runner up.
2. His favorite tradition is the spirit fingers during the kickoffs at FSU football games, because it gets the crowd so hype.
“This year is about to be “très magnifique”, because I’m a senior. My family members are coming to town and I just know we are going to have an awesome football season. To top it all off, I will walk across the stage in the spring and be the first in my family to graduate from a College or University.