Stella Cottrell earned her Bachelor of Art degree from Florida State University, majoring in French and minoring in music. She worked with Walt Disney World’s Voices of Liberty for 25 years, during which time she also played organ and piano for the critically acclaimed EPCOT Candlelight Processional. Her music arrangements have been copyrighted by the Walt Disney Corporation.
Stella is a founding member and the Program Planning Committee chair of Women4FSU, a member of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Leadership Council, and a board member of FSU International Programs. She and her husband, Raymond (Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, FSU), have long been active in the Alumni Association and Seminole Boosters, and have established endowed professorships in both the Chemistry & Biochemistry and Psychology departments at FSU.