Former SCF Trustee Judge Gilbert Smith Presented Dr. Probstfeld with Book on Manatee County
(Bradenton, Fla., August 29, 2013) — Former State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Trustee and Circuit Court
Judge Gilbert Smith presented SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld with a signed
copy of his book, “Lawyers and Legends of Manatee County,” for the SCF library on
Monday, Aug. 26.
The book about the history of the community from 1855-2012 prominently features the College and important community leaders, including many attorneys, who have served on the District Board of Trustees of the College.
Smith, a trustee of SCF, then Manatee Community College, from 1998-99, was appointed by Gov. Lawton Chiles. He also
graduated from Manatee Junior College in 1972 with an Associate in Arts in Law Enforcement.
Judge Gilbert Smith and SCF President Carol F. Probstfeld
SCF Library Director Tracy Elliot, Judge Gilbert Smith, SCF President
Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld and Vice President of Academic Affairs Gary